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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.

 

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

 

10 replies on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Spread”

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.

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.

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