Birds

Yesterday a Fiery-billed Aracari came in front of our house. I was so thrilled to see an aracari in the wild for the first time! At first I just observed him because the camera was not out. I didn't want to miss the opportunity to see this beautiful bird because I was digging through our stuff for the camera. After a while it seemed he was hanging around so I quickly got the camera and managed to get these two photos.
The other day I saw another exotic bird called the Blue-crowned Motmot. There were two in the yard. It was early morning so I was unable to get a good picture of the colors on this bird. They have an unusual tail with a "tennis racket" end. Our landlady told me that they do a mating dance on the ground in front of her house. I would like to see that!

Comments

Sunshine said…
WOW, these are fantastic photos. I love this site and appreciate the time you put into it. I feel like I am living vicariously through you. It is so good to hear you and John are happy and healthy. I love you and wish you all the blessing your heart and soul desire. I registered my name as Sunshine cause that seems to be what everyone is calling me anymore (this is Tami). Talk to you soon.
Click on the post title to read the blog and see more photos.