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photoblog image It was meee !

It was meee !

                       A crested, feathery, knock kneed, red billed, Crane thingy...

It was meee !

                       A crested, feathery, knock kneed, red billed, Crane thingy...

comments (13)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 6 Sep 2016, 00:31
A crisp and lovely shot of this boid, Frank.

I believe they are native to Africa, but I have seen a couple in Thailand.
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Ray, they are a sight to see.
Great photo, Frank! I love the posture you've caught him in! Nice!
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Elizabeth, very posy boid smile
Magnifique oiseau ! J'aime tous les détails des plumes.
Frank L Croston.: It is, Martine, thank you.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 6 Sep 2016, 06:35
Well you are just one beeeoootiful boid!!
Frank L Croston.: Yes indeed, Chris, wonderful.
Look at these feathers Frank!
Frank L Croston.: Aren't they something, Richard!
Looks like it must be the mating season smile
Frank L Croston.: It was watching me rather closely...
Was it called Bill.
Frank L Croston.: It was posh, it was a William...
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 6 Sep 2016, 10:13
Reminds me of paintings of Edwardian ladies all dressed up in their finery. Great photo.
Frank L Croston.: Or the 'Punk festival' we had here recently....Thank you, Mike.
I had a feeling it was one of these Crane thingys.
Frank L Croston.: Yes, it is of course a variant of thingy,almost an ooja, Brian...
  • Lisl
  • Bath, England
  • 6 Sep 2016, 16:17
I thought it might be, but I didn't know what it was called, Frank
Frank L Croston.: Well you do now, I could have given you the Latin name but didn't want to offend you, Elisabeth...smile
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 6 Sep 2016, 18:14
Hahah!! Your name for it sums it up perfectly. I godlike its spiky "hair".
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Alan, I see you have a higher status since retiring...( check your comment ) smile
I think this proves that nature has a sense of humor...
Frank L Croston.: I think that every time I look in a mirror, Larry...
  • Bonnie
  • United States
  • 7 Sep 2016, 22:45
LOVE these....saw so many in Tanzania : )
Also at the local zoo.
Frank L Croston.: Very photogenic birds, Bonnie.

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