Nature in action.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by gimmeatele, Jul 13, 2021.

  1. gimmeatele

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    IMG_20210713_063952_358.jpg IMG_20210713_063952_350.jpg So, went outside last night around nine pm as it was cooling down, and looked up to see probably over a hundred stork circling in the air over the house. I took these photos after being spellbound for about five minutes and by this time many had gone. On the photo with just the sky I get a rough count of 50 plus, but there were many more, I had a 70-200 zoom on my Nikon and could just not get them all in. What a sight
     
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    Neat. A lot of babies were being delivered in your neighborhood.
     
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    A veritable population explosion!:)
     
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    riding an updraft? thermal?
     
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    Haha, yes some else said this to me, never thought about that!:):)
     
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    They seemed to be looking to roost, the building you can see on the top of the hill Is a castle and many landed there but took off again
     
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    a poop stop?...:lol:
     
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    Nah they're storking the neighborhood. :lol::lol:.
     
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    stork #27... biiird, this new roundabout sucks..:mad:

    stork #23.. sure does, it wasn't here last year... what were they thinking?...:rolleyes:

    stork#1.. hey birds, lets stop on that hill down there and get off this thing....o_O:D
     
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    That's cool. And way better than I was expecting at first glance. Around here that would have been vultures.

    On my parents farm is a rookery of great blue herons. There are bunches of them, they apparently use the same nest year after year. Really neat to see such things.
     
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    Lockdown was good for business!
     
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    I'm so relieved to learn they were storks. At first I thought they were vultures and that you were in serious trouble! :eek:
     
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    Got to be, or in between (on a down) looking for the next boomer.

    They only way to go IMO, for these big boys.
     
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    Nice, your neighborhood is "muy caliente con las señoritas, mucho babies on the way".
     
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    Wow. I have never seen groups of storks. Do they make a lot of sound? How long do they hang around? I assume they are migrating?
     
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