Looking Rather Bird-legged

I have heard of one having a bow-legged appearance, but this Brown Thrasher landed in a rather bird-legged stance.

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He must have realized that this put quite a hurting on his intimidation factor, as he quickly remedied his position and adopted a more threatening stance.

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Still, despite his golden glare, his reign on the branch was short lived…

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…and his place was stolen by a bird of slightly longer beak.

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The Red-bellied Woodpecker really is the King of the branch.

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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7 Responses to Looking Rather Bird-legged

  1. 1nmbirder says:

    Great pics! Especially the first one. And I’d be intimidated by that woodpecker beak too!

  2. jmnowak says:

    A handsome bird too. Both of them are!

  3. aussiebirder says:

    What stunningly handsome birds Kathy, great shots!

  4. Sue says:

    Such a handsome dude!

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