Dancing Peacock

We don't get to spot peacocks that often. That too with their feathers open. We mostly see them in the confined environments of a zoo. Recently I happened to spot them in open, near our village.

Peacocks make a peculiar sound. When I heard this sound I walked towards the direction. Near the bushes adjacent to paddy fields, I found this peacock dancing with its feathers wide open.
Thanks to 300mm I could zoom this much standing very far from the bird so as not to alert it. But it is still not close enough. 

Below: Backside of a dancing peacock
 I walked closer, now it began to sense the danger and started packing up
 And eventually walk away
With my Sony I could have zoomed further-sample below- check this post to view some more peacock images
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Below: Some closeup photo of peacock feathers- clicked separately

Also see: Birds of Karanji Kere *  Birds at our village- set 1set 2 * 

10 comments:

  1. Lovely pics! and quite difficult to shoot too I believe 'coz the bird would go away every time I tried:) Lucky you:)

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  2. I must say u r lucky to get these snaps with natural movements of these birds

    Regards
    Village Girl

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  3. Thanks Deepak, Rajesh, Amit, Roopz and Harish

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  4. Peacocks are the most beautiful birds as per me :) And these captured in the wild are awesome! There used to be peacocks in the college where i studied ...!

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