Strolling Peacock by AuntDot

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1/160s/ f/6.3, ISO 500, focal length 73.7mm (35mm equivalent 643mm); AUTO setting

I took this photo through the open window on the driver’s side of the car, while I was sitting on the passenger side. The peacock was strolling along in a park in Seminole, Florida, and left the park just after this. I never got to see his beautiful tail in the raised position. Maybe next time.

Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanover 2 years ago

    He’s quite elegant even without the tail feathers spread out – well done!

  • Thank you, Monnie!

    – AuntDot

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Nice capture Dot

  • Thank you, Larry!

    – AuntDot

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thanks, Ray!

    – AuntDot

    JUSTARTover 2 years ago

    great shot

  • Thanks very much, Sylvia!

    – AuntDot

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 2 years ago

  • Thanks very much, Val!

    – AuntDot

  • camycalla
    camycallaover 2 years ago

    Great photo AuntDot,brings back memories from the past years ago l had gone to the pub for the night out and on my way home came across one dancing in the middle of the road with his tail feathers out, so l don’t know who he was showing off too but it was funny at the time, and l had to shoo him off the road to pass him

  • That’s a great story! I’ve never seen one in real life with his tail up…I’d love to one day. Thanks very much!

    – AuntDot

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 2 years ago

    How beautiful the colors and details!

  • Thanks so much, Lynn. Too bad he wasn’t showing off his tail!

    – AuntDot

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerover 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture and color my friend. Hugs

  • Thank you, my friend! :-))

    – AuntDot

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Dot.

  • Thanks so much, Rosie!

    – AuntDot

  • Ciska
    Ciskaover 2 years ago

    such a beautiful bird, fantastic capture

  • Thanks very much, Ciska!

    – AuntDot

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