Not so perty twins

by Sherry
Uploaded 30 Apr 2009 — 20 favorites
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 30, 2009
TakenApril 17, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/100 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length150 mm
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These were at the Detroit Zoo. I had never seen these before, either.
Boat Billed Heron
Wish I had seen them flying

36 responses

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    WOW!! Great shot!! What are those?

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    This is perfect for this theme! Cool shot.

  • Sherry

    Sherry said (30 Apr 2009):

    I believe it was called a boat-billed heron??

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    I know I shouldn't laugh at any of God's creatures, but.....ROFLOL--these are the strangest birds I have EVER seen!!! Great capture, perfect for the theme. And what the heck are they?!?!?!?!?

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Wild!!! Such a strange looking bird. Never have seen one! Great shot and entry.


    JOE FAILK gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Unusual but beautiful birds Great photo!

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    i'd be scared to see these guys flying! =)

  • Dawn Hayes

    Dawn Hayes gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    great shot and yes scary looking birds :)

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Great shot and theme entry, my friend! He's looking at you, kid =)

  • Sherry

    Sherry said (30 Apr 2009):

    Their large eyes and furrowed brows do give them a sinister look ^-^

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    cool shot!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    This Twins shot really fills the bill.

  • Sherry

    Sherry said (30 Apr 2009):

    LOL, cute John and thanks

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    They are "ugly" creatures :) great shot for the theme!!!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Amazing capture!

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    very adorable...

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Nice shot! Looks like the bills are blue!

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Great shot - I was going to say "cute", but then i looked again...

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    I have to agree with Susan!!! Very strange birds!! Great shot!!

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Those are indeed strange birds. Great shot!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (1 May 2009):

    I like these birds, is that a song from Beautiful Freak:) Great capture Sherry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (2 May 2009):

    Super shot!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (3 May 2009):

    Good for the theme.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (6 May 2009):

    congrats for being H O T!

  • Sherry

    Sherry said (7 May 2009):

    Yay...feeling hot hot hot ^-^

  • d s

    d s gave props (7 May 2009):

    strange and scary!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (9 May 2009):

    WHOA, great shot for the theme!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (10 May 2009):

    cool birds, very nice shot and entry!

  • Joel MacPherson

    Joel MacPherson gave props (15 May 2009):

    what a great shot!!!

  • molly .

    molly . gave props (26 May 2009):

    wow! this sort of takes my breath away! great capture... looking creatures!!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (30 Jun 2009):

    I like them!!!

  • Keiko Ehret

    Keiko Ehret gave props (22 Sep 2009):


  • Glenn Brandenburg

    Glenn Brandenburg said (25 Sep 2009):

    amazing birds i've never seen one either .

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (25 May 2010):

    Very Cool Shot! Don't make eye contact! Run away! :)

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (15 May 2013):

    Cool shot!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (18 May 2013):

    A couple of angry looking characters for sure Greaqt entry

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