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I was lucky enough to catch this one just as the membrane was starting to flick over the eye…it gave it the most human of looks!!!!

Multiple textures from Darkwood67, Jerry Jones
Camera Nikon D300
Lens Nikon 300mm
Edited in Aperture 3 and Photoshop 4
Chester Zoo
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  • Priska Wettstein
    Priska Wettsteinover 3 years ago

    Her eyes…This is amazing Polly!

  • I know!! I was so lucky!!
    Hugs,
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • joak
    joakover 3 years ago

    intelligence , cheek, sophisticated..this wee thing has the lot..magic work

  • LOL!! Hasn’t he/she!!
    Better looking than most politicians as well!
    Hugs,
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • linifer
    liniferover 3 years ago

    How fantastic!!! Love the look going on there Polly!! :))x

  • Lucky shot..but hey lol!! I love these birds..for birds they do have a whole load of different expressions!
    Hugs,
    p
    xx

    – polly470

  • michellerena
    michellerenaover 3 years ago

    Great capture Polly, she looks quite cheeky

  • LOL!! I thought so as well!! A lovely bit of anthropomorphic visual!!
    Hugs,
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Oh goodness….bares some uncanny resemblance to a politician down here…only much prettier…can I say that here? She’s been known to give some of the most human of looks at times too…Polly this is WONDERFUL- what beguiling charm -only you could capture this so well!!! xxx

  • LOL!! Is your politician a bit anthropomorphic as well!! I was lucky..right place..quick enough on the button!!
    Hugs,
    p
    xx

    – polly470

  • Su Walker
    Su Walkerover 3 years ago

    luv that look!!

  • To die for, isn’t it!! Made me laugh!
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous Polly!

  • Thanks Istvan..I am a bit in love with these birds..I think they are so funny!
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • Babcia
    Babciaover 3 years ago

    Wonderful!

  • Thanks Barbara!!!
    Hugs,
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • Jan Pudney
    Jan Pudneyover 3 years ago

  • Thanks Jan!! I love the faces of these birds so much!!
    Hugs,
    P
    xx

    – polly470

  • Rhonda F.  Taylor
    Rhonda F. Taylorover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Polly, definitely has that human look…very cheeky actually…lol
    love the eyes and PP…a fav

    Rhonda :)

  • Tried to give it a human ‘posed in front of the canvas for a portrait’ kind of look!! lol! Made me laugh!
    Hugs,
    p
    xx

    – polly470

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