AREN'T I STRANGE

© Jack Gaskin

AREN'T I STRANGE

Jack Gaskin 7/6/2012 3:04:53 AM

SHOT THRU SOME LESS THAN CLEAN GLASS DISPLAY WINDOWS ...

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R. J. Laudenbacher 7/6/2012 3:06:44 AM

I haven't ever seen one of these, Jack. It is so colorful and beautiful yet so ugly at the same time! LOL Great details and capture! #10216435

Karen Bacon 7/6/2012 3:15:00 AM

Strange and beautiful is right! A great shot Jack! I am going for the drunk and crazy weekend myself! #10216448

Michelle Alton 7/6/2012 3:25:31 AM

This must have been created while Mother Nature was having one of your "young and wasted" days! Perfect shot o this wonder! #10216463

Terry T. Ruvalcaba 7/6/2012 3:35:22 AM

great colors and comp! #10216470

Jyri Vissak 7/6/2012 3:40:54 AM

Great portrait here! #10216476

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/6/2012 4:14:39 AM

Beautiful shot of an ugly bird....and are you sure you want an answer to that title question? #10216510

Mike Clime 7/6/2012 4:26:56 AM

Ugly bird but it is really colorful, Jack! Nice details in this one! #10216526

Kay E. Mahoney 7/6/2012 4:36:30 AM

Nice capture, Jack. He is kinda ugly. The colors are so beautiful. #10216562

Agnes Fegan 7/6/2012 5:04:15 AM

The eyes are so pretty, you could almost not notice the beak!

How about cool and drunk lol! #10216595

Claudia Kuhn 7/6/2012 5:09:00 AM

This bird looks ready to party! He's a lot cuter than some ugly birds, just a little different ;) #10216605

frank w. degenhardt 7/6/2012 5:19:43 AM

You are so right Jack. He is colorful and he is ugly. A face only mom could love. But hes also very interesting and has a beauty there. I love the incredible colors and the amazing details of its features that you bring out. You may not have turned the ugly duckling into a swan here, but your photo work brought the best out of him you could my friend. #10216626

Monnie Ryan 7/6/2012 5:51:23 AM

What an amazing (but yes, pretty ugly) bird! It's supposed to hit 99 here today, so I'm leaning toward drunk and hopefully not TOO crazy! #10216656

Terry Cervi 7/6/2012 6:43:11 AM

I'll bet his mate thinks he's pretty handsome. Great shot, Jack, even though you had to shoot through dirty glass. #10216690

David Phalen 7/6/2012 8:38:52 AM

Excellent colors and details!! Well done!!

Can't do Young and Wasted now I do Old and quiet. LOL #10216843

Bobby Ray Goodman 7/6/2012 10:09:45 AM

That's a favorite my friend.Beautiful color Jack.For sure one those WOW!!shots!!!!! #10216911

Tammy M. Anderson 7/6/2012 12:08:47 PM

Fabulous details and close-up, Jack. #10216996

Ann Coates 7/6/2012 12:46:16 PM

I think he's cool. Love his bright colouring. You captured him beautifully. You might want to read my comment on my upload last night, to explain my crazy behaviour! #10217050

John Connolly 7/6/2012 1:47:45 PM

This is definately a party animal, Jack! I have never heard of this bird before today, but he sure is a colorful character!
A jug of rum wouldn't go astray here to warm up...LOL! #10217132

Julianne Bradford 7/6/2012 6:56:49 PM

Wow..I've never seen anything this unusual Jack..WTG!!! #10217528

Michael Howe 7/6/2012 7:51:22 PM

What this guy lacks in looks he sure makes up for in wardrobe...Great shot,Jack!!! #10217624

Jeffrey R. Bange 7/6/2012 8:19:50 PM

Fantastic capture Jack, I don't know what I was looking at when you took this picture because I don't ever remember seeing this guy. Hope you have a great time celebrating your grandsons first birthday and try to stay cool my friend. #10217649

Robert K. Bemus 7/6/2012 11:41:08 PM

I wonder why a vulture would have such vibrant coloring? Great shot, Jack!!

A little surf today, sunny skies and warm water...no more whining from me until at least Monday :-) #10217817

Karen E. Michaels 7/7/2012 6:49:17 AM

"aren't I strange"? Jack you have noooo idea ;-).

Seriously, this is a helluva portrait! #10218150

Debbie Bray 7/8/2012 2:05:31 AM

Wow, the colours are really something! I've never seen anything like this before either, Jack! #10219212

Heather Loewenhardt 7/8/2012 8:27:00 PM

Oh I think we can safely call this one a party duck. You have to love that personality! #10220517

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/9/2012 5:18:46 AM

What an amazingly colourful and strange bird is this!! Terrific capture!! #10221038

Patricia Seidler 7/10/2012 5:30:01 AM

Great closeup Jack. Love the colors!!!!
I think we will see this again! #10222777

Sharon Woodburn 7/11/2012 1:19:00 AM

Maybe strange, but he is beautiful. I wanted so much to see this bird in Costa Rica. Fine capture. Hard to believe it is through glass. #10224369

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Description

It's a King Vulture shot at the Bronx Zoo
Possibly the most COLORFUL UGLY BIRD I'VE EVER SEEN !!! Seems dressed to Party.....

ENJOY the WEEKEND STAY COOL & SAFE & if that does not work for you try DRUNK & CRAZY as I recall from my YOUNG & WASTED DAYS thats not such a bad choice & times either ;o) !!!

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 240.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 7/6/2012 3:01:59 AM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

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