Thursday, April 23, 2009

Birds in Flight


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It was a beautiful day when we went to the SF zoo last Easter Sunday. I saw these birds (seagulls) in flight when we were outside the Leaping Lemur Cafe. It was a beautiful sight to behold.


Then I felt something warm on my forehead.

I asked my hubby to check it out. He burst out laughing! You guessed right, it was bird poop! I said, "Eekkk! Please wipe it out." "Well, not until we have 'evidence' to show my friends", I added. gelakguling

Wads of tissue, water & soap made me feel better. I didn't want any of the smell to linger. I'm glad it wasn't a huge goop or I would have headed home immediately and taken a shower. Imagine if I had my mouth open? fikir Okay, stop.

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22 comments:

  1. this is great, you have taken those birds perfectly well.. your a pro!

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  2. hahahaah...that is sooo funny.. the experience might be hilarious.. i love those birds in the sky... good job

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  3. At least it wasn't in your hair!

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  4. Ha, yes, good thing you did not have your mouth open. I imagine the poop landed in one of the better places it could have. A little lower and you may have gotten some in the eye. A little higher, and you'd have it in your hair.

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  5. when you enlarge the shot it is amazing as you see the gulls in different positions in flight...as for the present they left you...no biggie.

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  6. Great how to see the birds in the picture! ! !
    Well done!
    Gr.
    P-TER

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  7. Haha and a bite :-O (had to trie a smilie...).
    Lovely shot of the birds!

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  8. +)) That is hysterical! What a terrific shot by both you and the bird. Sorry... couldn't help myself. I always worry about that same thing happening when birds fly over. Great day for a trip to the zoo from the looks of it! How do you have emoticons in blogger?!

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  9. What a fun story (oops - sorry ;)) )! And the photo is simply "wow"! Love the birds - that is a lot of birds! And you captured them so well!

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  10. That first picture is amazing!! I love it!

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  11. The first beautiful picture was surely worth a bit of poop? ;;) And we're all enjoying the story (and the second photo which you so generously posted as well.

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  12. @ Supernova: Thanks for the compliment. I'm not yet a pro but still practicing. Thanks anyway. ;))

    @ Angels: I'm glad you enjoyed it as I did. heheh :D

    @ barb & Bryan: I know! I'm still lucky.

    @ P-TER, Dagrun, VALKYRIEN & Esther: Thanks guys! I'm happy that I got the shot too. It was over so fast. I'm glad I had my camera on.

    @ Dewdrop: hahaha. =)) I'm glad I made you laugh. It was funny too, I thought.
    As for the smileys. Here's my post on how to imbed it:

    Blogger Bells and WhistlesHave fun with them!

    @ Erin & Bim: Thanks! Some even said that it's good luck when a bird poops on you. I know I am when it comes to my husband. :D

    Thanks for coming by, guys! I'm glad you enjoyed my post!

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  13. Yuck, lucky you did not cop a full load, its like can of paint tipped on your head, I'v seen it happen on parade where a captain had his newly drycleaned uniform voluminously christened.
    Flying in the ske they look really nice though.

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  14. Fantastic perspective! Beautiful picture!

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  15. Seagulls and pidgeons should like these jokes. In an old movie, in the 1930's Jean Gabin described a nasty day a the day when one buys a new cap and gets bird poo on it "Le jour se lève".

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  16. That is a superb shot - the birds are amazing, though I think I'd find it a bit spooky if I was underneath.

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  17. The glass is half full point of view: Maybe it was the sea gull of happiness shooting the poop with you. OK, I tried.

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  18. Eww!! Totally gross, but so hilarious. I love the photo of the birds. Beautiful!

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  19. @ Arija, Pouty Lips, Billie: Yikes! You're right, I'm glad I didn't get a load of it. :)

    @ J Bar, vincibine, Deslilas, Nat@ London: Thanks guys! :D

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  20. heehee...at least it was only a dab right? I've seen quite a large amount land on someone's head, all over their hair and not very, very stinky. yuck.
    super cute photo!

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