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Peacock feathers galore!

Peacock feathers galore!

Marty’s photos of the day #2990: A few weeks back I featured a photo of our resident wild peacock. Yesterday Deb and I were hiking on our land and we checked out Mr. Peacock’s favorite shed tree. Jackpot! We’ve been collecting the peacock’s feathers for years—they make stunning bouquets—but the key is to find them […]

Shake a tail feather!

Shake a tail feather!

Marty’s photo of the day #2951: Last week I wrote about the difficulties I’ve had photographing the wild and very shy peacock that lives on Deb’s and my property. Well, yesterday morning I was sitting in my outside office when the peacock walked right in front of me. I grabbed my camera and followed him […]

Calliope hummingbird

Calliope hummingbird

Marty’s photo of the day #2950: In the summer, I move my office out to the front porch. That means that while I work a wide variety of animals pass in front of me. On some days it could be a moose, a bear, a herd of elk, wild turkeys, or a peacock. But every […]

Peacock blues

Peacock blues

Marty’s photo of the day #2943: Each summer I move my office onto the front porch. Yesterday, I was busy there working on a project, when the caw of our resident peacock pierced the music I had playing. I looked up, and the peacock was 100 feet away, directly in front of the house. The […]

Peacocks and turkeys

Peacocks and turkeys

Marty’s photo of the day #2853: Wild turkeys are just rude! A rafter of them live next to my house, along with a few wild peacocks. The peacocks are incredibly shy. In fact, I’m not even positive how many there are. While I’ve been able to photograph the peacocks a few times, I’ve never been […]

Wild Turkeys

Wild Turkeys

Marty’s photo of the day #2663: Yesterday I posted a photo of a herd of elk passing by my motion-sensing camera, and today I’m posting some wild turkeys. But what I really want to capture is our local peacock (who is very shy) and the momma bear and her cub. I know that the peacock […]

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