Weekly Photo Challenge-Unlikely

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Unlikely

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Beginning with the worst of my photos this week.This Kingfisher hovered relentlessly…

Before splashing down into the

Okavango Delta waters for its lunch.

There are many images of this

white crowned shrike

sitting, flying or landing,

on the Internet.

 

However, I could not find one with the bird balanced

as precariously as this as it took to flight.

 

This African Harrier Hawk seemed to be checking

his feet were not attached to its perch…


before launching into flight.

While the above photos were unlikely occurrences

to capture they were the result

of holding down the shutter button in anticipation.


This last photo is much closer to home. 

Our back yard in fact about two weeks ago. 

I have never seen a bird of prey

kill another bird before.

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11 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge-Unlikely

  1. Pingback: Unlikely – Young Violin Player | What's (in) the Picture?

  2. Once I saw a bald eagle swoop down on a seagull that was inching ever closer to our picnic lunch. The eagle was so silent I didn’t realize what was happening until the seagull squawked and my friend screamed. No photos but I had seen several eviscerated seagulls around and wondered what was killing them!

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