Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Flamingos: At The Columbus Zoo


Linking to Wild Bird Wednesday.

35 comments:

Colin (HB) said...

Incredible birds. Apparently in the Great Rift area of Kenya and Tanzania, the sky goes pink when they take to the sky. Thousands of them, what a sight to see?
I thought we had them also in Australia, but can't find any reference for them???
Some Aussie viewer may know, but I thought they were in the Lake Eyre area and in the northern regions.
Great shots from the Columbus Zoo.
Cheers
Colin (Brisbane.Australia)

Linda said...

What great closeups of the flamingo! They are so pretty...

TexWisGirl said...

such amazing birds!

EG CameraGirl said...

Don't you LOVE their colour!?

Hanne Bente said...

Nice pictures you show of flamingo
Hanne Bente

i stora drag said...

Beautiful! They are such colourful birds! It's a long time since I last saw one, in Zoo in Copenhagen.

Thanks for your comment!
Greetings Pia in Sweden

Terri Buster said...

So pretty, I have never seen one anywhere.

HansHB said...

Great close-up! I manage to take some photos of these lovely birds when I was in Marocco, - and later on in Tanzania. (Ngorongoro)
A perfect WBW-post!

FjÀllripan said...

They looks really cool! Great shots! :)

Phil said...

In that head shot the flamingo has a definite attitude but not sure what he/she is saying?

Robyn said...

It's always neat to see exotic animals. What a pretty pink flamingo. Such an interesting beak.

Your Rose of Sharon is beautiful!

Anni said...

...it's like it posed for you!!! Gorgeous.


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Red said...

Awesome face on that dude! Well done. It gives people like us to see something close up where we see all the detail.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh wow -- they really are just crazy beautiful. There are supposed to be a few wild ones in Florida, but we've never seen them (as we haven't seen a majority of the State actually)...maybe someday.

Gary said...

Such fantastic colours!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

DeniseinVA said...

Flamingos are so much fun to photograph. Love yours.

NatureFootstep said...

wow, great shot of this stunning bird. :)

kaye said...

nice shot--my kids used to call them "Mr. Stand on One Leg"

eileeninmd said...

Hello Carletta,

Great shots of the Flamingo. They are beautiful birds.

mick said...

Beautiful birds.

Colin said...

Hi Carletta
I have been informed by people who know that flamingos are not native to Australia. The big flocks of birds in the wetlands of Lake Eyre are pelicans.
Where HansHB saw the flamingos at (Ngorongoro) Tanzania, is where my sister recently saw them.
Obviously a place to put on any "Must visit bucket List".
Cheers
Colin (Brisbane.Australia)

Andrew said...

Lovely birds to see...

George said...

These are marvelous of the flamingo. I especially like your head shot.

Betsy Adams said...

Hi, Just wanted to drop by and say HELLO. It's been a busy week/month --and just gonna get busier.

Gorgeous Flamingos... I have always liked seeing them. Their color is AWESOME...

Hugs,
Betsy

Stewart M said...

Hi there - what a great (and strange!) bird - I wish that Colin from Brisbane was correct - but we don't get them in Australia! But it's a good reason to visit Africa!

thanks for the visit to WBW - Stewart M

diane b said...

Beautiful birds so colourful.

Danielle said...

You captured their coloring quite beautifully.

joo said...

I love their colour! Beautiful birds!

Pat said...

Great portrait of the Flamingo!

Rose said...

Long cool woman in a pink dress...and they are beautiful.

Neil said...

Great photos.

Marie said...

These are such lovely birds. Beautiful photos!

Rita said...

Such a lovely bird. If only those plastic yard art pieces could be at least half as lovely.

Brian King said...

Great work, Carletta! That portrait shot is just beautiful!

Larry said...

Nice shots Carletta! Love that portrait shot!