Tonight I will share just a few pictures of birds that I have previously used in posts.
I really like this picture of a red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus). I took this picture while visiting the Toronto Zoo back in 2012. The bird was just part of the natural surroundings of the zoo and not on exhibition.
The red-winged blackbird is one of my favorite birds to see in nature. I like the flash of red on the wings. The black and red are a good color combination. This picture brings back many memories of seeing them while hiking, running or just driving down country roads.
Here is a picture of a Black-necked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) that I took at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. Can you tell if this is a male of female stork? Visit my post Valentine Storks to find out how to tell the difference.
Since I am thinking of the Taronga Zoo I am also thinking about this beautiful little bird. This is a Luzon Bleeding-Heart Pigeon (Gallicolumba luzonica). The poor little bird looks like it has been shot.
I used this picture in a post titled A White Bird Flying. This is the title of a book by Bess Streeter Aldrich. I started the post with the question “Have you ever taken a picture that makes you think of a book?”
You can visit the post to find out why I like this book. It is actually a sequel, and I ended the post with the following statement:
So, grab one of these books, pour a nice cup of hot tea and settle in for a good read.
I may just have to do that 🙂