Saturday, December 20, 2008

One Drop


12 past 6, am
Turkeys still sleep on tree limbs...
But...sun's in the drop...

~~~
xoabb
expect anything!

P. S. If you look closely at the top left corner of the picture, you will see light reflected off of a dew drop. It's the rising sun. How lucky I was to catch that! Couldn't have planned it if I had to! You just get lucky every once and a while. 
BTW - those turkeys roost in that particular tree every sunset, and fly down every sunrise. I personally think that's quite an uncomfortable way to spend the night. But what do I know...

16 comments:

  1. Love the drip - and "action" photo!

    I want to know when I can come turkey hunting at your house? Not that I hunt. But my brother-in-law who works at LLBean does. Can he come hunt for Christmas dinner???

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  2. Fabulous!! It is all in the timing and the talent of the picture taker!

    I now know that Turkeys do actually fly. Geeze.

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  3. What a fabulous capture! Well done, Annie! that is so cool. I love the turkeys in the tree waiting to fly or fall out in the morning :-)

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  4. Great capture...I don't hunt but my husband does. One time he killed this turkey and decided to barbecue it..just for a change. He cooked it over 24 hours in the crockpot on low and it was still tough and stringy. But he and the guys he works with ate it anyway.

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  5. Whoa, that's super cool! You were fortunate to catch that... neat-o!
    ~Michele~
    Mountain Retreat- Canada

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  6. At least the coyote can't get them.

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  7. ...Great photo! Kinda reminds me of a Halloween picture or somethin'. Kinda spooky... :o)

    ...Blessings...

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  8. It's like they are vultures. And i truly appreciate the dew drop reflection, very cool.

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  9. I'v heard turkeys going to roost while I was working late in the garden -- lots of wing flapping -- but have never found the tree. Here, with so many trees to choose from, they do change locations periodically for reasons unknown to me.

    Superb droplet!

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  10. How cool that you caught the rising sun reflecting off a dew drop. What were the chances?! What an excellent shot with the turkeys too. I'd definitely call that a Photo Op.

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  11. That is so COOL! And that's probably a really safe way for those turkeys to spend the night. :)

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  12. Better the turkeys than me! I love the photo Annie! That dew drop is amazing!

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  13. I have heard Turkey in the Straw but never Turkey in the Tree ...

    Can you imagine if one of them had a tummy bug?

    :-Daryl

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  14. Lovely drop of sunlight there. Great photo. Those turkeys are keeping safe up that tree. No one wants to be a turkey dinner for a coyote, fox, or dog! Which raises the question: Is is more comfortable to be alive and up a tree or dead and unaware?

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