Catching the fleeting scenes of many splendored life with a camera.
'Look closely. The beautiful may be small' — Kant

22 February 2011

Winter Sketches.
Birds.

It's still winter.
Colours are duller, light is dimmer, and shades are gloomier. Yet, there's a lot around to feast eyes on for those who look closely.

A group of cormorants usually winters at the local pond. Somehow they manage to find fish among plastic, empty bottles and all sorts of trash human pigs dump into it.

cormorants-perched-high-in-a-birch-tree
Cormorants-perched-high-in-a-birch-tree.

Meanwhile permanent inhabitants go on with their daily rounds.
mallard-and-coot
Mallard and coot

white duck and mallard
White duck and mallard
'I won by a nose.'

greedy mallard
Greedy mallard.
Running after two hares.

 white duck
(White duck)
'Looks like I'm having this one all to myself.'

pigeon
Pigeon
'Gah, no leftovers!'

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