On my last visit to the Sunset Zoo, the peacocks were busy putting on a show.  Almost everyone I encountered was busy shaking his tail feathers or fanning them out in all of their glory.  In contrast to this shot from last visit, I have these shots of much more mild mannered peacocks this visit. […]

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The last place I lived when I was a college student at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas (back in a year that started with a 1) was near the Sunset Zoo. My long, mind-clearing walks would often take me through the zoo which was not much more than some native birds and a bobcat or two. […]

This sparrow is not as cool a bird as a pelican, swan, peacock, or owl — and the photo is a bit more grainy than it should be — but this is my first halfway decent shot of a bird in flight.  I will keep practicing…