Gray Catbird: Never underestimate the power of body language.
We need no plane to enjoy the exotic — this one, as close as a nearby lake. Like most of Nature, he provides a silent yet efficient sermon.
Here, the featured image reflects a munchkin bird determined to enjoy a peanut “too big” to handle. No fear. All heart. He met his goal, because he not only tried; he refused to quit.
If you think the coloring qualifies as mesmerizing, check out the video for Temmy’s rap, i.e. courtship display.
Bringing new meaning to *snazzy, * the Victoria Crowned Pigeon puts American pigeons to shame. At least, visually.
Call him Zoom Dude. I've relished the blessing of observing many a bird / duck, but THIS guy personifies uniqueness in two ways.
My homie loves to tease: “girlFriend, you ain’t in Chapel Hill for me. You came to hang out with ‘LilMan.’ “