Posted by Sarito (Basingstoke, United Kingdom) on 19 May 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

may be not..:).

King vulture at Chessington Zoo, London.

I am beginning to think that birds do not like me photographing them :-). Check out this one as well


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P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Not your fault animals and children are never easy to photograph

19 May 2009 6:27am

@P J W Miller: :), thanks Peter, makes me feel better.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

hahahaha you do get some wonderful silly tuesdays from you birds lol!!!
Its a great Silly Tuesday shot but also a great shot!!! What a pose!!!!

19 May 2009 7:15am

@Linerberry: Thanks Liner...

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

That's a silly bird!

19 May 2009 7:27am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you Elena! How do you say thank you in Greek?

Nina from Haute Loire, France

He must think about what to do ... I do not find myself facing him!

19 May 2009 7:49am

@Nina: I guess so, may be he is thinking my lunch is here.. but it is outside the cage, what do I do now?? :-).

Ragnar from Tromsø, Norway

Haha PRICELESS! Almost looks like he is looking at you as his evening snack ;)

19 May 2009 9:17am

@Ragnar: I had the same feeling at that time.. so I legged as quick as I can :).

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Ha ha .this is such a interesting picture to try and work out what's happening on his face. These birds definately don't like you do they! They always give you their evil-eye!! Great ST shot.

19 May 2009 10:22am

@MrsAmber: Thank you MrsAmber! Yes, they give me evil-eye :).

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

A great silly bird. However, it is colourful.

19 May 2009 11:38am

@Lee: Thanks Lee, I am still laughing... you silly tuesday post is the best :-).

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

ROFL...Sarito, you have to take the worm from behind your ear....they think you're coming as dinner... ;-)))

19 May 2009 11:46am

@Eric Cousineau: aahh, now I know why they are all looking at me like that.. thank God, this one was inside the cage :).

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


19 May 2009 12:25pm

@Onlymehdi: Thank you so much!

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

Interesting bird :))

19 May 2009 12:26pm

@Shahryar: Thank you Shahryar!

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld (Old Pembroke Dock boy,Wales), Germany

Cool and funny shot.

19 May 2009 2:07pm

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Thank you Anthony!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Silly indeed. What a look he is giving you. Love it.

19 May 2009 2:26pm

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie!!

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Not the best looking bird, but it is silly !!!!

19 May 2009 2:55pm

@LESLIE: Thank you Leslie!

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

Outstanding capture !

19 May 2009 3:06pm

@Mariana: Thanks Mariana!

LauraS from Chico, United States

Oh, my, what a pose for you!!? He is indeed silly over you.

19 May 2009 4:31pm

@LauraS: Thanks Laura!!

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

What a strange creature. Nice capture. Maybe I would have cropped a tiny bit more on top...

19 May 2009 5:18pm

@Mirko Herzner: Thank u for your comment and suggestion, I will give it a go.

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

Okay...THAT is an incredibly interesting looking bird! Great shot :)

19 May 2009 5:22pm

@bekkah: Thanks Bekkah!

Peter Knoop from Antwerp, Belgium

That is a funny bird. Well spotted!

19 May 2009 6:10pm

@Peter Knoop: Thanks Peter!

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific. Yea ST!

19 May 2009 7:21pm

@john4jack: Thanks Jack!

Bill Jennings from (Bay Area Northern Calif), United States

Interesting. Never seen a bird in quite a contorted position. Thanks for sharing on this Silly Tuesday.

19 May 2009 10:48pm

@Bill Jennings: Thanks Bill!

Ajay from Pune, India

It seems he is shying away from the camera. :-)

20 May 2009 1:55am

@Ajay: Thank you Ajay!

Bookfool from Mississippi, United States

Silly and kind of yucky-looking! LOL

20 May 2009 2:57am

@Bookfool: Thank you for your visit and comment!

lydia from Paris, France

Poor little one !!!!

20 May 2009 8:56am

@lydia: Thanks Lydia!

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

That is a toss up between silly and scary! The way he is looking at you kind af turns me to silly!

20 May 2009 10:34am

@jeff (aka dogilicious): For me it was bit scary, this is only one of the pose.. the other ones are bit threatening

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Gosh! Very silly! Great capture...

20 May 2009 5:33pm

@Daryl Johnson: Thanks Daryl!

1/800 second
ISO 200
109 mm


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