Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Bathing Beauties!!

I know, I know....what a cliche' title.
You must be thinking, couldn't she do better then that!!
Well, I tried but my brain started to hurt.

These two Mourning Doves were adorable, taking a bath together.

Shading each other...

big splash,

little splash,

fluffing out,

rear view,

eyes closed,

drying out,

getting ready for lift off...

a quick glance back before flying off!!

These pictures are not cropped,
they were taken through the glass window in my kitchen.

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36 comments:

  1. Great shots! It's fun to watch doves bath.

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  2. Big Splash...AWESOME shot!!!! I love the blue shading on the top of their heads...so, so pretty!

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  3. They are just great. You caught great shots.

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  4. They are gorgeous!

    Now I have to tell you my mourning dove story ... I was probably 14, camping with my parents in Idaho. The mourning doves were calling across the lake in the morning ... my parents had been having a tiff. Dad heard the mourning doves, and tried to change the subject by asking mom "I wonder why they're mourning". Mom, in a tight voice snarled back "Probably because they mate for LIFE"!

    It's been a long time since then, and mom and Dad don't remember. But I do, and always will - with a smile!!! :=}

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  5. They were just enjoying a little summer fun at the water park. So sweet!

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  6. Great shots. I love big splash. I love catching water droplets ian the air.

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  7. A perfect title Debbie!
    Gorgeous shots of the sweetest birds - I love them... their gentleness and beauty.
    The camera in your hands is a joy :D)

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  8. "Bathing Beauties" may be a cliche but it fits those two perfectly. Great photos.

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  9. Oh,I so love this series. Birds are so fun to watch in the bath.

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  10. A wonderful photo essay of bathtime! The fluffing out one is my favorite.

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  11. Splish, splash, taking a bath. They are so cute. Great photos!!

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  12. Those are GREAT photos! I love to watch the birds taking a bath. They just "get into it" so!

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  13. Wonderful photos. I love the splash of the water you captured while the doves were bathing. Doves are so pretty and gentle birds. I love the sound they make.

    xo,
    Danielle

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  14. I had a morning dove this am - but my pictures was not as spectacular as this. And the blue eyes. sandie

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  15. Wonderful photos, Debbie! Doves can be very fluffy! I usually don't think enough to make my brain hurt.

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  16. They are so cute and you captured them all so beautifully!Have a great day!

    Shantana

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  17. Wonderful photo !!!
    But beautifyl view !!!

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  18. Debbie, cute shots of the bathing beauties. I always enjoy seeing the splishing and splashing. Have a great day!

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  19. Fantastic photographs, fine views. I am greeting

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  20. Great view through your back window!

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  21. They are so pretty -- fun to see them getting their bath on! :)

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  22. Debbie, you're so funny :)
    And the doves are adorable indeed.

    Hugs

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  23. Wow those are amazing pictures!

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  24. These were great and love the little quotes with them.

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  25. Wonderful sequence! On a hot day I would love to jump into the water with them!

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  26. Debbie thanks for dropping by my blog and leaving a comment! I decided to check out your blog too. I'm also your newest follower! Hope you drop by and visit me again soon! Hugs!

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  27. Mourning Doves are one of the greatest visitors we have, summer and winter. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  28. Beautiful little birds to see...your images are fantastic.

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  29. Great captures! It's so much fun to watch them splashing.

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  30. They make me smile ... what companionship.

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