Thursday, March 10, 2011

On the Wild March Wind (SWF)

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On the wild March wind

the Turkey Vultures soar

Northward from the warm lands

rocking on the storm

 

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With weather violent and unpredictable

under their great wings

They carry hope.

~Kathie Adams Brown 3-7-11

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Skywatch Friday 

(Lynne, this one’s for you!)

17 comments:

  1. I love watching birds soar on the wind, beautiful photos

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  2. Beautiful photos of the wild, soaring turkey vultures, and a wonderful poem, too, that enhances the photos. We have turkey vultures here, too, in the foothills of northern California.

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  3. Lots of turkey vultures here, as you can imagine. Sitting out back last week, one was soaring overhead. Glad I always watch them, even though they are always there, because it turned out not to be a vulture at all, but a Zone-tailed Hawk!! Lovely verse to accompany your photos, Kathie. ~karen

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  4. Lovely shots! They live around here, too, but I can seldom tell them from other large soaring birds. Maybe I should brush up on my bird identification...

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  5. I saw a couple here yesterday, but by the time I got outdoors with my camera, they were over the woods.

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  6. Beautiful images! Always a delight to view birds in flight. I've noticed the Turkey Vultures have returned to our area recently. Wonderful poem to go along with your fabulous photographs. A joy to view your lovely blog!

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  7. The marvelous vulture
    has it's own culture
    that may not be our way
    I saw 100s of them today.

    Plus a whole lot of other birds, hawks, falcons, kestral, caracara. But alas no photos of birds while driving. ;)

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  8. Like. Oh, forgot, I am not on facebook. ;-)

    Warmer and windy here today. Thought of you as I scanned the skies.

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  9. Cool shots, Kathie. I haven't seen any turkey vultures yet. I guess it's still too cold here.

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  10. They are beautiful, aren't they? I wish more people would think of them like this.

    I wish you peace (or should I say peace and quiet?), Kathie. We have birds in Michigan if you need a break.

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  11. There is no flight more elegant than that of the Turkey Vulture. Thanks formthe lovely poem and photos, dear friend! I'm watching the skies for my FOY.

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  12. beautiful images for the birds at play thanks for sharing with sky watch friday

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  13. wow! awesome shots....:) great to be here. Hope you can check out my Skywatch entry as well. Thanks!

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  14. Hi Kathie

    I love to see vultures and I hope I can get some photos of them this summer. Your photos are great and I really enjoyed the poem.

    Guy

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Welcome to my nest! I hope you will enjoy spending time here with me and the birds. Thank you for your comments. I will try to get back to you as soon as I get back from counting more birds.