29 November 2014

Peahen




Peahen at Korkeasaari,
the Helsinki Zoo 30.8.2014.

I'm linking to
Camera Critters
Saturday's Critters

http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2014/11/camera-critters-347.html

http://viewingnaturewitheileen.blogspot.fi/2014/11/saturdays-critters-50.html

74 comments:

  1. Great close up of the Peahen. Have a lovely weekend.

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    1. Thank you Margaret! Enjoy your weekend.

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  2. Hello Gunnila,
    Lovely series of the peahen.
    A very nice weekend.
    Best regards, Irma

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    1. Thank you Irma! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  3. What a cutie, I love the Penhen photos.. Thank you so much for sharing your post with my critter party.. Have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! Have a great weekend.

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  4. The peahen has such wonderful cryptic plumage. Your pictures show it so well Gunilla.

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    1. Thank you Phil! I almost didn't see her when she was sitting still by the wall.

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  5. Lovely shots Gunilla! The plumage looks like that of a hen pheasant,very subtle colouring,presumably this is to blend into their surroundings during the breading season.

    Happy weekend!
    Ruby

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    1. Thank you Ruby! She blended in very well, I almost missed her. Have a great weekend.

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  6. Cute shots of the bird, even though not as colorful as the male, her feathers have lovely shading and edging.

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    1. Thank you Hannah! She is very beautiful although not as colourful as the male.

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  7. she's beautiful in her non-flashy way. :)

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  8. What an interesting and beautiful bird!

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  9. Really a lovely bird and wonderful shots !
    Happy weekend :0

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  10. I love the close up shots of her beautiful feathers.

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  11. Beautiful shots of this pheasant woman. Gorgeous plumage has this pheasant. Beautiful pictures!

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  12. What a beautiful bird and excellent photography!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol
    http://www.acreativeharbor.com

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    1. Thank you Carol! Have a great weekend.

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  13. Great captures, especially the last two.

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  14. Hello Gunilla,
    I think those females are truly stunning, the plumage is so beautiful!
    I hope your weather is better than ours:)
    Enjoy your weekend!

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    1. Thank you Noushka! All of November has been very grey and wet. Have a great weekend.

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  15. Bien fotografiada esa humilde pava real; humilde si la comparamos con la exuberancia del macho.
    Un abrazo,

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  16. WoW, awesome close-ups!!! have a wonderful weekend!!!!

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  17. What a fabulous bird...I love the pattern of the feathers.

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    1. Thank you Donna! The patterns are very beautiful.

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  18. i love your header shot. that's a gorgeous area. so bright & cheerful. ( :

    to the bird. wow, what a beauty ... all those feathers. i enjoy the coloring. happy weekend to you!

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  19. A beautiful bird! Wonderful photos!

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  20. Your close ups are perfect. It looks that the peahen was entering in your lenses :)

    Saturday's Critters #50

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  21. Very cool! Here's a post on what she looks for in those fancy displays the peacock makes.
    ~

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    1. Thank you! He's very handsome. The coilours and patterns are amazing.

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  22. wow it is fantastic bird. I have seen it at my place

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  23. Nice pictures - the details in the feathers are great.

    cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  24. Beautiful photos Gunilla, so close.

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  25. How cute ! I hope nobody has the intention to cook it !

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    1. Thank you Gattina! I don't think anyone will try that at the Zoo.

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  26. Hi! Nice captures. Peahens are very cute. Your photos are very cool. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. They are quite like a female Pheasant Gunilla. Lovely shots.

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  28. Very cute bird and great photos Gunilla. I love the detail of the feather patterns.

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  29. Wonderful bird shots .... super ...
    Greetings, Karin

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  30. Heisann! Vil bare ønske deg en fin uke, og takke for hilsenen på bloggen min. Jeg rekker ikke å besøke alle umiddelbart, får ta en kikk når anledningen byr seg.
    Ser at vinteren er i anmars i Finland. Her er det ennå ikke kommet verken kulde eller snø til tross for at det er desember alt.

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  31. I find your Pea Hen to be very beautiful, with the layers and subtle textures in her beige/brown shades.

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  32. Pretty bird to my way of thinking, but I like tan, beige and other shades of brown.

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  33. Great photographs of Peahen,Gunilla. Amazing detail of the feather♪♪♪ Wish I could see with my own eyes; I've never seen them :-)
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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    1. Thank you very much, Miyako! Big hugs to you. Have a great week.

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  34. Nice portrait.
    Hens have often a somhow wise look -

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