Friday, May 23, 2014

Colorfully Ugly

1/640 sec. f/8 ISO 500

Wild Turkey

18 comments:

Le regard est le médiateur des coeurs. said...

magnifique plumage mm si je reste reservee sur la tete,en tout cas,impressionnant de par la taille ;o)

bon w end !

Susan said...

Such a beautiful patchwork of colours and shapes. His Mother loves him ;D)

TexWisGirl said...

brilliant! you brought out every hue!

Karen S. said...

I say beautiful, even the under-carriage appears like Indian-corn! Superb capture!

Pamela Gordon said...

This turkey is really beautiful. The colouring in the feathers looks like leaded stained glass! Have a wonderful holiday weekend.

Ida said...

Aptly Titled. - They aren't very pretty birds at least in the facial area but oh my the colors they have are just amazing. This is a super shot.

JOY @ http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/ said...

All the wild.turkeys I've see were a drab gray.

Andrew Fulton said...

There is beauty in all of us Brian... you just need a good eye.
Fantastic capture.

Gail Dixon said...

Awesome! I've been waiting forever to photograph a wild turkey. Didn't really know what one looked like. Thank you for this. :)

Roan said...

Perfect title! Wow!

Montanagirl said...

Brilliant!! Just look at all the colors and patterns - WOW!

Marie said...

Wow!!!! I mean...wow!!!! You can see every feather...every strand of gorgeous color! I hope you won't laugh when you see my turkey photos from Madera Canyon in a couple of weeks!

Andy said...
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Rose said...

Such a beautiful body!

Lindsjö taxar said...

:-) we have them only in farms for meat industry

bailey-road.com said...

Fabulous feathers!

Debbie said...

Gorgeous...ugly!!

TheChieftess said...

Can it be beautiful at the same time it's ugly???