Tuesday Photo Challenge – Spread

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Spread.

When I read the prompt I thought of wide angle landscapes that take in a spread of view wider than the human eye can see without moving. I had actually started editing photos for the post before thinking of birds with spread wings.


Tuesday Photo Challenge - Spread

Spreading its wings. A Great Crested Grebe stretching its wings on Hurleston Reservoir near Nantwich, Cheshire, England and the photo I thought of that caused me to rewrite this post.


Tuesday Photo Challenge - Spread

Two pairs of spread wings. Two American White Pelicans gliding between Little Quill Lake and Middle Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.


Black-capped Chickadee for Six Word Saturday.

Wings spread for take off. A Black-capped Chickadee on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.


Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Special Spot Shots

Tail spread, trying to impress a female in the spring. A male Yellow-headed Blackbird displaying near Punnichy, Saskatchewan, Canada.


10 thoughts on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Spread”

    1. They seemed to glide quite frequently when moving between feeding on Little Quill Lake and their nesting colony on Middle Quill Lake. I can never tell if they’re touching or it’s just a trick of the angle the photo is taken from. There could be several feet between them is one is higher than the other.

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      1. If I had a slightly earlier or later shot where the angle changed I could work it out but I haven’t found one in my slide archives.


  1. […] Throwback Thursday travels back to Cheshire in the early 1990s and is continuing my recent theme of spring arriving. I suspect that it was picking this photo for Throwback Thursday that reminded me of the Great Crested Grebe stretching its wings that caused me to change the theme of my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Spread. […]


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