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Registered: January 2011
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Taken at the Bronx Zoo parking lot. This peacock was pecking at his reflection on a truck bumper. I was told that the males do this all the time,I guess he's trying to 'drive' his competition away.
· Date: Tue April 12, 2011 · Views: 579 ·
Keywords: Beat It!
Camera Make / Model: Samsung NX10
State / County / Area Image Taken: Bronx, NY
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United States of America
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Registered: December 2009
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Tue April 12, 2011 1:58am

Interesting capture with the peacock dealing with its reflective counterpart. I would imagine that the peacock must see himself in color rather than in b&w.

Tue April 12, 2011 2:36am

How cool! Pretty smart for a dumb bird. Wink

Registered: August 2009
Posts: 74
Tue April 12, 2011 3:49am

Great catch and love your funny comment :-)

Registered: February 2009
Posts: 1,497
Tue April 12, 2011 1:42pm

Good eye, Dee, you caught the peacock doing what it does best - Admiring Itself!!!
Tony Mil

Registered: February 2009
Posts: 138
Tue April 12, 2011 3:54pm

You were in the right place at the right timetocapture this scene, good capture with good exposure and color

Registered: August 2010
Posts: 59
Wed April 13, 2011 12:29am

Nice catch of this Peacock , as Diane says.. admiring itself.

Registered: December 2010
Wed April 13, 2011 3:23am

Peacock colors are so amazing! I bet all male peacocks are Leo's! :-)
Has your e-mail addy changed? I can't seem to get ahold of you!

Registered: August 2009
Posts: 3
Thu April 14, 2011 11:26am

Loving this, really made me smile
Site Admin

Registered: November 2008
Posts: 157
Thu April 14, 2011 12:11pm

Love it! you were really in the right place at the right time here, nicely seen and timed shot and I love your image title too.

thank you for posting
Kind regards Helen

Registered: August 2009
Posts: 1
Fri April 15, 2011 12:54pm

Cute behavioral shot, most unique!
The term "bird-brain" has its foundations here Wink
Well done!

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