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Oct 08, 2010 23:43 |  #1

This Blackbird, aka Garfield showed up a couple of days ago. He's a loner, and moves very slow, must have eaten a couple of pounds of seed someplace before showing up here. Sometimes he just sits for 10 minutes and looks around. I can walk within just 5 feet of him and he doesn't mind. Another one came by later, and he was very slim and active. Garfield will just have to be taken in the car when it's time to go South...heh..heh.:lol:


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Oct 09, 2010 07:48 |  #2

lol nice shot of this fat bird Steve.


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Oct 09, 2010 07:51 |  #3

Nice shot


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Oct 09, 2010 10:09 |  #4

He looks perturbed, but content Steve... great light on the feathers... I take it your monsoon is over? I checked the weather maps and I was wondering if you were near this week's tornado activity?
Hope you have a siege of warm, sunny weather at the canyon....

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Oct 09, 2010 12:04 |  #5

That's one plump bird. Nice catch, Steve.


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Oct 09, 2010 12:16 |  #6

He might be a member of the elderly black bird group.....great catch Steve.


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Oct 09, 2010 12:22 as a reply to  @ Shar824's post |  #7

You might have to FedEx him south Steve! Or maybe that flat rate shipping offered by the USPS. "If it fits, it ships."
Of course this boy may not fit. :lol:

Excellent shot!!


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Oct 09, 2010 15:08 |  #8

That's one fat bird! Great shot Steve.


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Oct 09, 2010 22:22 |  #9

Gaurav S. wrote in post #11063090 (external link)
lol nice shot of this fat bird Steve.

akhan wrote in post #11063101 (external link)
Nice shot

dbriz wrote in post #11063483 (external link)
He looks perturbed, but content Steve... great light on the feathers... I take it your monsoon is over? I checked the weather maps and I was wondering if you were near this week's tornado activity?
Hope you have a siege of warm, sunny weather at the canyon....

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Levina de Ruijter wrote in post #11063942 (external link)
That's one plump bird. Nice catch, Steve.

Shar824 wrote in post #11063996 (external link)
He might be a member of the elderly black bird group.....great catch Steve.

Gator Stealth wrote in post #11064033 (external link)
You might have to FedEx him south Steve! Or maybe that flat rate shipping offered by the USPS. "If it fits, it ships."
Of course this boy may not fit. :lol:

Excellent shot!!

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That's one fat bird! Great shot Steve.

Thanks Gaurav, akhan, db, Levina, Sharon, Phil, and Brad. He was out there again this morning just sitting and eating and more sitting. A very mellow fat bird. db, the bad weather was about 60 miles south of here, and the sun is out again. Having beautiful fall weather now, very cool at night. Soon the oak leaves will be turning out at the waterhole. I will try to get out there next week. :D


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Oct 10, 2010 07:35 |  #10

Nice shot. Are there cats in your neighborhood? Wonder if he would be able to escape them.


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Oct 10, 2010 08:06 |  #11

At some point that has to become a disability considering hollow bones and all. Nice capture and great name for the bird Steve.


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Oct 10, 2010 08:47 |  #12

encphotogjoe wrote in post #11067849 (external link)
Nice shot. Are there cats in your neighborhood? Wonder if he would be able to escape them.

Thanks, haven't seen any cats lately, the park service has put out traps and caught quite a few over the last year. Although hawks are passing through and I wonder if Garfield will make it!

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At some point that has to become a disability considering hollow bones and all. Nice capture and great name for the bird Steve.

Thanks Lil, he sure is a fat one. I've never seen one this plump before! :D


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Oct 10, 2010 16:12 |  #13

RPFL!! Somebody needs a diet!!!


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Oct 13, 2010 09:36 as a reply to  @ jgrussell's post |  #14

very nice photo Steve .... nice work ....




  
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Oct 13, 2010 11:41 |  #15

jgrussell wrote in post #11069908 (external link)
RPFL!! Somebody needs a diet!!!

It's not my fault Judy, this bird showed up looking like this. He's gone now, maybe started walking South. :lol:heh..heh.

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=don's;11088654]very nice photo Steve .... nice work ....

Thanks don...couldn't resist taking a shot of the little porker.:lol:


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