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Feb 16, 2019 18:25 |  #13891

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i was fortunate to spend an entire day with a leopard cub and the mother at a dead giraffe site. Probably the giraffe might have died of other causes.
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Feb 16, 2019 18:49 |  #13892

Pondrader wrote in post #18812288 (external link)
Very cool Phil….

Thanks Jeff. It's really surprising (to me) that they are this regular in the middle of the city.

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18812291 (external link)
Very cool shot, Phil. It kinda looks like ol' Hooty is giving you the "stink eye."  :p

Thanks Mike - you're right, it does! Lol!

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Congratulations Phil on a great shot and successful sanctuary.
Happy trails.

Thank you, Paul. It' pleasant to see them visit repeatedly. When I first put the box, I never expected to see one in it but the folks at the bird store assured us they would come. It only took a couple weeks for Hooty to stake her claim.

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It looks like he (she?) just barely fits in the opening! Pretty tight squeeze there fella!

You're right, Charles - it does appear that way. However, it's not nearly as tight as it appears. This one is Momma. I know that because we saw them mating last year and the male is more reddish in color. I have not seen him yet this year, but I did see her looking around for him. I know where he like to sit & monitor the box from in previous years, so I'm watching for him too. :)


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Feb 16, 2019 19:26 |  #13893

Curved-Bill Thrasher...with an attitude.


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Feb 16, 2019 19:38 |  #13894

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Curved-Bill Thrasher...with an attitude.


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Really nice, Tom.


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Feb 16, 2019 20:42 as a reply to  @ post 18806285 |  #13895

Lovely shot


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Feb 17, 2019 00:06 |  #13896


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Feb 17, 2019 02:19 |  #13897

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Awesome mockingbird shot, Shalu.


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Feb 17, 2019 15:46 |  #13899

A somewhat haughty look from Brush Turkey up in a tree :-)


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Feb 17, 2019 17:05 |  #13900

It was a nice day yesterday to get to the lake; had a close encounter with this otter. I was following a female belted kingfisher and before I knew it I found this male playing it cool and not flying as I passed 30 feet away.


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Feb 17, 2019 17:49 |  #13901

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Feb 17, 2019 22:47 |  #13902

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Do you have any idea how close Mom was when you took this photo? I suspect she was very close by!

Great photo!!


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Feb 17, 2019 23:02 |  #13903

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Do you have any idea how close Mom was when you took this photo? I suspect she was very close by!

Great photo!!

yes the mom was quite close by and the family was comprised of 3 cubs and the sow. they had just come out from the hibernation and she was feeding on the grass


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Feb 17, 2019 23:35 |  #13904

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Feb 17, 2019 23:43 |  #13905

Wearing his winter camo.:-P


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