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May 19, 2011 11:56 |  #1

This Peacock was flying around the local urban area, landing on house rooftops. It looked like a real effort for the bird :)

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May 19, 2011 15:01 |  #2

now that is something you don't see every day! Nice light on him as well.


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May 19, 2011 15:03 |  #3

That's really a beautiful shot! Can't say I have ever seen a peacock in flight before!
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May 19, 2011 15:12 |  #4

PIF is certainly a first for me! Nicely captured there :)


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May 19, 2011 15:13 |  #5

Beautiful light and compositions in this shot Scuff. VERY unique capture, the warm light and rich color against the gray sky really pops.

I've seen them fly here but they mostly wing-hop in the trees and when they fly down it's usually just a glide. Tough to get 'em like you did. Great shootin'.


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May 19, 2011 15:50 |  #6

WOW!


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May 19, 2011 16:05 |  #7

Outstanding!


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May 19, 2011 18:13 |  #8

Awesome capture! Very unique and it turned out perfectly.


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May 19, 2011 18:36 as a reply to  @ ShaneKPhotography's post |  #9

Thank you all for your kind comments.

His flying wasn't exactly gracefull, but as mentioned, it was worth waiting for him to fly around into a position where the evening sun lit him up against the stormy sky.

I have only ever seen these birds in the grounds of stately homes, strutting around begging for crumbs from the visitors. I was amazed to see him on the roof of a house opposite, and was sure he would fly away before I got out there with the camera.


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May 19, 2011 19:23 |  #10

I like that.


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May 19, 2011 19:49 |  #11

nicely captured




  
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May 19, 2011 21:29 |  #12

Great shot, nice lighting.


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May 20, 2011 03:48 |  #13

Cool pic. Mine are really friendly and just follow me around looking for snacks.


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