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Photo of the Day ~ Birds Category ~ April 07, 2009

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Booming
by Connie Gordon (JesiSue) 
Camera:
Nikon D-300
Location:
Norton, Kansas
 
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
this is the male showing off for the ladies to. He puts on quite a show with great sounds to attract a mate.


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Ronnie Humerickhouse commented on April 07, 2009 03:30:
What a great pics that is,,i been trying for 3 years to get one like that,,but catching an active lepe is not easy..Congrats on the win...Ron
ellen hodges commented on April 07, 2009 05:45:
Congrats on a fantastic find and capture, Ron!!
Renee Harrell commented on April 07, 2009 08:07:
Awesome opportunity for you to capture this male in the act! Birds are so funny! Congrats on your win today, Connie!
Kirsten Kjaer commented on April 07, 2009 09:12:
WOW! What a special bird. And beautifully captured. Love the light and colors. Congrats on a gorgeous potd, Connie.
Linn Smith commented on April 07, 2009 09:57:
A rare moment captured in beautiful display...very difficult to do so well because of the limited reaction time! Congratulations on your POTD!
Helmut Mueller commented on April 07, 2009 10:35:
Wonderful! I have not been on a booming ground for 40 years.
Norma Smiles commented on April 07, 2009 11:50:
This is one very intersting photo and it was not easy to capture it. Congratulations!!
Connie Gordon commented on April 07, 2009 12:15:
thanks EVERYONE for the great comments and congrats. thanks for photographyvoice for choosing my pic. I nearly froze to death to get this shot and only had about 20 good light before it started to cloud over and snow again.
Helen McHugh commented on April 07, 2009 16:55:
You have captured this wonderful display beautifully, Connie! Congratulations!
Jack Cunningham commented on April 07, 2009 17:27:
Right moment---well done.
Amanda Botterweck commented on April 07, 2009 19:24:
Great capture Connie. Congrats on your win.
Robin-Lee Vieira commented on April 07, 2009 21:36:
Absolutely amazing! What a great find and excellent capture of this beautiful bird! I've never seen one, and this captured with excellent detail and color! Big congrats Connie!!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on April 07, 2009 22:11:
Wow, what a fabulous capture with excellent timing and expression, Connie. He certainly is putting on quite a show for the "ladies" with his fascinating little dance. A rare capture indeed and wonderfully done...big congrats!
Gerda Grice commented on April 08, 2009 00:00:
Wow, what an interesting looking bird. Great capture of him performing his courting show, Connie! Many congratulations on your POTD!


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