Saturday, April 3, 2010

Camera Critters!

Yesterday around 6:00 p.m., my daughter who was playing in our back yard came running in the house. She was like, "Mommy, come quick. There is a really weird bird in the neighbor's back yard."

I ran out there, thinking I was just going to see a Cardinal or something. Imagine my surprise when this is what I saw:

I had her run back in the house to get my camera. I leaned over our fence and snapped a bunch of pictures. These two came out the best. I then talked to my neighbor who said the bird had been there since about 11 am.

Since then I atctually listed this on Craigslist as a 'found bird.' I have gotten a few replies telling me it is a kind of "Golden Pheasant." And that it is definately someone's pet bird that probably got loose. This is not a 'wild bird.' Or at least I don't think it is? Anyone have any ideas on what this bird is?

No signs of it this morning though. If it shows up today, either I or my neighbor, I think should call animal control.

My first time doing Camera Critters in quite a while. They turn 2 today!