Monday, April 28, 2014

Exciting Walk!

Greetings to all!  It's me, Maggie.  Oh, did Cammie and I take Mom and Dad on an exciting walk yesterday!  We waited until our big storms passed, then headed out.  Want to see what we saw?  Let's get walking!

First, we went up the big hill by the big road:

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Me and Cam

Once we turned down the street and got past the Giant's Castle, we hit the open meadow and saw this:

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A bunny and a turkey!  Can you see the bunny?  He's hiding in the grass on the left!

Look at the turkey's reflection in the puddle!

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I thought he looked really cool! Aunt Cammie thought he looked delicious.

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"Uh-oh!"

Don't worry, bunny!  We were more interested in the turkey!

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"Hey, Aunt Cam ..."

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"... why did the turkey cross the road?"
"Because it's DINNER time!"

Oh.  Moving right along ...

Because of all the rain, lots of birdies were out getting drinks and stuff; we saw lots of things: a Chipping Sparrow, a female Meadowlark, and a flotilla of four Blue Winged Teal Ducks on the Kansas Ocean!  And that's not all!

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"Come on over this way!"

Look over on this bank:

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Red-Winged Blackbird

Isn't he pretty?!?  AND we saw a Great Blue Heron!

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Or at least a pretty good Blue Heron.

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Ha roo roo roo!

Mom got a bunch of pictures of him in flight (you can see the whole album from our walk at this link), and here he is coming in for a landing:

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We were still laughing at my joke by the time we got back up in the housing area.

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"A 'pretty good Blue Heron' -- get it, Cammie?!?"

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"Ha roowooroo!  Good one, Maggie!"

Thanks for coming on our walk with us!  I hope you had a good time.  Time to head to the water bowl - drinks are on me!

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Thatcher

14 comments:

  1. That's a pretty good joke. We have those red winged birds too. They zoom on to our bird feeders like fighter pilots.

    Kisses,
    Dexter

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  2. We always wondered what a heron had to do to become a Great Heron - and are there any mediocre herons flying around? Or are they all in Heron School learning how to be Great Herons? Heehee!

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

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  3. Wow…. what a great walkabout. I'm still laughing about crossing the rode and dinner. hehehe.
    Wags,
    Ranger

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  4. That Was a GRRRRRRRREAT Joke.

    The REFLECTION Photo is OUTSTANDING.
    Loved the Bunny with the Turkey too.
    TRUST US... TURKEY DOES taste GOOD... check our post TOMORROW to see what we are talking about...

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  5. We wished we could walk through a zoo like that!!
    Lily & Edward

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  6. The heron landing was a wonderful pic. OMD bunny and turkey. Wow which one would I chase? Great walk. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  7. Those birds look very... tasty.

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  8. You girls are too funny!

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  9. How cool! We've never seen a wild turkey before

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  10. What a GREAT or at least good walk. OK OK it was not as funny as your joke. ehhehhe. What self control you had with the critters. I have to admit I have real good self control with birdies, your brother Zim taught me that. But the bunny would have sent me over the edge.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  11. What a most wonderful walk Maggie!! So many critters, we think that Cammie showed very, very good self control!!

    Thanks for taking us with you (and telling such funny jokes!!)

    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  12. You girls are so funny! Plus you are very good at making sure your mom and dad get lots of exercise.

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  13. Wow, just found your blog. Beautiful photos, and very beautiful dogs!

    I would have definitely been eying the turkey and thinking about dinner too.:)

    Behr Behr :)

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  14. OMD, you saw a turkey and left him alone?! Didn't you see on Frankie's blog what grreat stuff you can get from a turkey?!

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