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Unique Bird

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Unique Bird
Unique Bird

Guinea Fowl, a bird related to the pheasant. It is native to Africa, but has been domesticated in the United States and other countries. The common guinea fowl is about the size of a small plump hen. Its naked head is topped by a bony ridge. The bird has slate-gray plumage dotted with round white spots.
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Jeff W. Robinson
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    Great pose, color and detail!


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7/27/2012 9:43:21 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Oh my gosh, this is super, Donna! Fabulous detail and color!


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7/27/2012 11:49:20 AM

 
Carol L. Quina
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That is UNIQUE! Love the colors, textures & patterns! Isn't nature grand?


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7/27/2012 5:20:59 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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This is spectacular, Donna! I love the colors, comp and detail which look stunning against the blk bg...wow! Best of lunch with this one...outstanding capture!!!


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7/27/2012 5:22:42 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Hi, Donna! What a neat bird! Very unusual and very unique and you've captured him beautifully! I recently saw one of these fellows at the San Antonio Zoo - it's called a Cassowary - a flightless bird native to New Guinea.


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7/27/2012 9:19:53 PM

 
Joy Rector
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excellent shot


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7/28/2012 5:28:08 AM

 
Terry A. Stoa
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Excellent image - and thanks to Val for telling us which bird it is. The colors and details are really nice and I like that there's no distracting background.


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7/28/2012 6:50:33 AM

 
Val Feldman
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I told you wrong, Donna! This bird, tho similar in coloring, has a different type of back plumage from the cassowary - think this is the much smaller guinea hen....but regardless of it's name, the colors and details are wonderful! Great catch!


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7/28/2012 7:28:17 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Outstanding work girlfriend!! Perfect detail and bg!


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7/28/2012 9:48:06 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Oops, didn't mean to say lunch...Lol...poor bird. Meant luck!


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7/28/2012 10:20:45 AM

 
Terry A. Stoa
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LOL at that one, Patti!

Val - thanks for clarifying which bird this is.


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7/28/2012 10:27:42 AM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist and good luck in the next round, Donna!


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8/28/2012 10:39:16 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks to each of you. I appreciate your help in identifying this unique and very cool bird!!!


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8/28/2012 10:59:22 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your wonderful finalist Donna!!!


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8/29/2012 4:56:31 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on your finalist, Donna...a stunning capture that I hope to see gold!!!


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8/29/2012 5:32:19 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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This wonderful finalist commands attention! Congratulations on all four of your magnificent finalists Donna!


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8/29/2012 7:25:23 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Guineas are so interesting and fun, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <><


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8/29/2012 8:30:46 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Unique for sure and congrats again on another finalist, Donna.


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8/29/2012 9:40:18 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Donna!

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8/29/2012 11:37:12 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Donna!!!


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8/29/2012 1:14:40 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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WOW, CONGRATS & good luck, Donna!


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8/29/2012 5:36:00 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on this unusual and interesting finalist, Donna. Great detail.


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8/29/2012 7:21:03 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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My sister has Guineas on her alpaca farm; beautiful feathers! Congratulations!


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8/30/2012 10:43:13 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats Donna on ALL your finalists!


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8/31/2012 3:53:15 PM

 
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