Siesta Time for the Roseates by Bonnie T.  Barry

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I thought these nesting roseate spoonbills were so interesting, their heads tucked comfortably as they dozed in and out of a mid morning siesta.

I took this photo with a Nikon D300 camera, the Nikkor 500mm lens with a 2X Nikon teleconverter.

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bird, birds, waterfowl, louisiana, waterbirds, siesta, rookery, roseate, spoonbills, water birds, roseate spoonbills, iberia parish, roseates, jefferson island rookery, pink birds, sleepy time, napping birds, pink water birds, nesting roseate spoonbills

Comments

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreabout 4 years ago

    Spoonbill are beautiful birds! We hve them here in SWFL I thought they found another feeding ground for I have not seen them in groups for a year, but just this past week we went back to the flat and there were 30-40 on the flat. So glad they are back. Nice capture !!!!

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous birds. A stunning capture, dear Bonnie. Agnes xx

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 4 years ago

    Love these birds! Instant fave!

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 4 years ago

    Excellent capture!!

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 4 years ago

    Really wonderful work!

  • Akkra
    Akkraabout 4 years ago

    Oh the colours are scrumtious! Fantastic capture Bonnie. Do they sleep with their eyes open or were they taking a sneaky peek at you?

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonabout 4 years ago

    Excellent capture Bonnie

  • loramae
    loramaeabout 4 years ago

    Amazing the beauty you are able to capture my friend :O)

  • Ken McElroy
    Ken McElroyabout 4 years ago

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 4 years ago

    July 16, 2010

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