Friday, February 3, 2012

29/29 - THREE: Flocks

Ron left work early today, so not wanting to waste a beautiful, sunny afternoon we went for a ride. It seems that if I get one photo for the day, I get a half dozen more to go along.
Proof that we both went for a ride, and we went together. Something we rarely do.

 Bike porn and a mountain.
We spotted a huge flock of Geese? Swans? I'm not sure, I'm so bad at identifying flora and fauna. This is probably about 1/6 of what we saw out in the field. It would have been a great panorama had I been in a better location for shooting.
We also stumbled across a flock of another kind. (Something for Keith.)
I've snapped a pic of these before, but I'd forgotten all about them.

14 comments:

  1. BlueKat:

    you are so lucky to be able to ride together and that the weather was so nice. It nearly looks like summer. Princess & Sam look so clean. Can't wait to see your bikes in person again

    bob
    Riding the Wet Coast

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  2. You guys got out for a ride today..... so jealous.

    Great pics of bikes and birds.

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  3. Today's weather was perfect for a ride. I left work early, too but opted for a long walk though, soaking in the warming sun rays.

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  4. I'm so glad you are able to sneak out of work early and enjoy the sunshine, I can live vicariously through your posts. I can't wait for Spring and my work to slow down. Thanks for the photos.

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    1. It doesn't happen very often. I think he skipped out on a retirement party. Hmmm tough decision: food and smoozing or go for a ride...

      Enjoy your weekend, its' gonna be a nice one!

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  5. Yay! Flamingos. Yes, I do remember you posting them before, but while it certainly is true one can have too many flamingos, I don't think it is so in this case.

    Thanks for bringing a smile.
    ~k

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    1. Hi Keith,
      Glad you spotted them. :)
      I'd forgotten they were there and just happened by. I must have driven Ron crazy with all the stopping and shooting I was doing.

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  6. Awesome pics. Those may be Snow Geese. Hard to tell when walking. Did you see them in flight? If Snow Geese, they would have had black-tipped wings.

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    1. Thanks ToadMama
      It seemed liked they were shaped more goose-like than swan-like, but I wasn't sure. :)
      They were just far enough away, and my eyesight "ain't what she used to be", that I could tell for sure.

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  7. The winter light looks so beautiful.

    Love those flamingo! :D

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    1. Unfortunately our winter light usual is grey and dismal. We're getting a nice treat this week! :)

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  8. Love these shots. I'm on the i pad and can't see the birds well, but yes probably Snow Geese. But WOW look at that flock of Flamingos!!!!! Ha ha!!!!!

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  9. Hi Adrian,
    It's a 01 Honda Nighthawk 750.

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