safari west aviary : dining on frog's legs

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 26 October 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.


Safari West, Santa Rosa, CA ~
A closer shot of yesterday's capture....The Scarlet Ibis is about to devour frog's legs for dinner ! But that's all from me, folks. I don't have a shot of him swallowing ! ;-)

NIKON D90 1/800 second F/7.1 ISO 1600 277 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful macro, Dulcy

26 Oct 2010 5:15am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Lovely shot and the background is OK ! Phil.

26 Oct 2010 5:55am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Yum! Superb presentation adds to this good shot

26 Oct 2010 6:49am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe cette macro !

26 Oct 2010 6:55am

larans from Lund, Sweden

With that look of him, it looks like he asks you: Have you got that picture now?
Great shot (still no consolation for that frog, though).

26 Oct 2010 7:10am

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Great capture:) and nicely done

26 Oct 2010 7:11am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Oh my word - A National Geographic shot. Perfect:)

26 Oct 2010 7:13am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A really great shot of Nature at work . . although the frog might not agree !

26 Oct 2010 7:37am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fantastic capture of the moment! I love the depth of field with the bird in the background - even the tilt of its beak is perfect!

26 Oct 2010 7:40am

Florence from Paris, France

That's it. A safari. And there's wonderful discoveries behind each leaf. Isn't it Dulcie ? :-))
Great attitude and great catch again.

26 Oct 2010 7:40am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Did he have some garlic butter to go with it?!

26 Oct 2010 7:49am

k@ from Paris, France

The light in his eye and again the figure of the frog, how stunning, i'm really impressed !

26 Oct 2010 8:23am

marci from somewhere in..., Morocco

this definitely was not silly for the frog! fabulous shot!

26 Oct 2010 8:44am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

I do feel sorry for the frog a's nature..I know..
it is a remarkable and beautiful shot!

26 Oct 2010 9:12am

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

That frog is really having a bad day :)

Great capture.

26 Oct 2010 9:20am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Emphasize the act and the scene ... so gorgeous! Best regards, Adela

26 Oct 2010 10:20am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Super capture and super processing !

26 Oct 2010 11:41am

wesley from selangor, Malaysia

Very nice!!

26 Oct 2010 11:54am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Excellent follow up shot on yesterday Dulcie! Well done! ;-)

26 Oct 2010 12:19pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Brilliant capture

26 Oct 2010 1:05pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific monochrome. if it were mine, i would crop out much of the right side

26 Oct 2010 3:23pm

@john4jack: You might be right about that....I experimented with that, but then couldn't get it right. I will try again !! :-)

sunstone_maria from California, United States

Another beautiful image! So real and breathtaking!

26 Oct 2010 3:44pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Still amazing! A classic image. Fantastic capture. Poor frog! :O

26 Oct 2010 3:49pm

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Dinnertime ;-D
Great catch Dulcie!!

26 Oct 2010 3:50pm

Ti from Alpharetta, United States

Now that makes me hungry! Is it lunch time yet? :-)

26 Oct 2010 4:18pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Poor frog... Fantastic capture!

26 Oct 2010 4:54pm

Seraphine from San Francisco, Uganda

i suppose you can call it nature's snack. i guess if one gets hungry enough, one can eat about anything. although, i'd maybe try some tree bark first...

26 Oct 2010 11:53pm

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Well done, great capture.

27 Oct 2010 6:38am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Beautiful clarity in his eye!

27 Oct 2010 9:25am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Even better :)

27 Oct 2010 12:46pm

Jane Forrest from United States

Poor little frog................

27 Oct 2010 6:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A great shot!

29 Oct 2010 7:42pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

bien vu, belle prise !

31 Oct 2010 8:30am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

!!!!! that's life!! so great capture!

31 Oct 2010 1:23pm

Wendy at the shore, USA from United States

My ever lovin favorite, missing the green froggie colors. Wow, you are up front and personal there

13 Nov 2010 9:56am

1/800 second
ISO 1600
277 mm (35mm equiv.)