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Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 27 August 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Seems everyone has a peacock in their collection except me!
So to put it right here's this vane fellow found in the aviary at Saltwell Park in Gateshead. Just a day out with "Missy" away from South Shields for a change.

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Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

wonderful shot Curly....

27 Aug 2012 5:28am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Is it a weather vane or vain feather?, maybe a vain fella, looking for a tether, in the heather. Who knows?
I haven't got one (Picture of a peacock, that is)

27 Aug 2012 5:37am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A beautiful image, very nice colors and symmetry. Great shot.

27 Aug 2012 5:39am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Sweet shot!
Now I need to find myself a peacock!

27 Aug 2012 6:03am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

This is a super shot of a peacock, I have yet to get one. Their feathers are beautiful

27 Aug 2012 6:21am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

The colours are super...........

27 Aug 2012 6:41am

PATRICK from miramas, France


27 Aug 2012 6:42am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom


27 Aug 2012 6:43am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

This is really striking. Brilliant blues.

27 Aug 2012 6:45am

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Fabulous color explosion!

27 Aug 2012 7:03am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

I don't have a peacock ! Beautiful colors :-)

27 Aug 2012 7:05am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Yep we all have one now its your turn and well done with this

27 Aug 2012 7:10am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nicely framed dumb beauty :)

27 Aug 2012 7:28am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great frame but now I feel inadequate as I have no peacock pic!!!!!

27 Aug 2012 7:46am

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland


27 Aug 2012 8:06am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fantastic way to fill the frame!

27 Aug 2012 8:12am

arvin from sari, Iran

Good Shot
Very nice ..

27 Aug 2012 8:13am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning beauty of peacock ... I have a photo of the peacock!!!

27 Aug 2012 8:15am

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Wow, what beautiful color.

27 Aug 2012 8:16am

maurizio costantino from trieste, Italy

Fine colourful shot, I love that little sideways glance towards the camera... ;)))

27 Aug 2012 8:30am

omid from mashhad, Iran

so beautiful & colorful!!!

27 Aug 2012 8:31am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Très joli

Bonne journée

27 Aug 2012 8:32am

Florence from Paris, France

Ah, males ! Handsome tuxedos help. :-)
Great details and stunning vibrant colors.

27 Aug 2012 8:39am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb capture of this proud chap

27 Aug 2012 8:53am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia


27 Aug 2012 8:57am

MakiPix from Paris, France

Nice pic! It seems indeed that we all have a peacock :) I added mine a few weeks ago. http://makipix.com/en/thousand-eyes/

27 Aug 2012 9:08am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

Right !! Now I´m the only one without a Peacock in his collection !!!!!

27 Aug 2012 9:09am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great framing and colours !

27 Aug 2012 9:14am

Punit from Pune, India

Lovely colours here! Wonderful!

27 Aug 2012 9:48am

Jatta from Joensuu, Finland

This mister has an incredible blue body- I just love it , this blue I mean :)

27 Aug 2012 9:52am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful shot.

27 Aug 2012 10:20am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Peacock is really a fantastic animal, we see them at some farms and animal parks!

Finnish name is RIIKINKUKKO!

Goood day to my friend!

27 Aug 2012 10:40am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Oh well, now everyone has a peacock in their image except me. LOL I've never seen a peacock in full display like this. Beautiful shot, Curly.

27 Aug 2012 10:49am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Was was the price for him to pose for you? LOL!`````````````

27 Aug 2012 11:00am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

In all his glory! Nicely captured Curly! ;-)

27 Aug 2012 11:19am

Lucie Pao (By PegM) from ~ ici ou là ~, France

wow ! beautiful colors here !

27 Aug 2012 11:38am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Super display of colour, just right for a miserable bank holiday!

27 Aug 2012 12:03pm

David from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great shot Curly, glad you are starting to get about! The feathers look a little spooky, like eyes watching you, which is perhaps the reason for them looking like this.

27 Aug 2012 12:20pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Gorgeous shot, Curly ... had to add it to a Remix!

27 Aug 2012 12:58pm

Hiro from Japan

Gorgeous !

27 Aug 2012 12:58pm

Arash from Brisbane, Australia

Cracking shot, super colours!

27 Aug 2012 1:34pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

You got a wonderful shot that will rival any others. Excellent color, detail and composition.

27 Aug 2012 1:41pm

Rafael from North Miami, United States

Beautiful shot with beautiful colors. 5+

27 Aug 2012 1:44pm

julie from France

Joli paon. Julie

27 Aug 2012 1:57pm

Yoana from Bucharest, Romania

a classic one but very well executed!

27 Aug 2012 2:07pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I am envious. I have never seen a live peacock to photograph. This image is vibrant with color and detail.

27 Aug 2012 2:57pm

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Excellent !
The Bluetones, Expecting to Fly : CD cover :

27 Aug 2012 3:34pm

Calusarus from ST SORLIN EN VALLOIRE, France


27 Aug 2012 3:36pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Excellent, must get one for my collection.

27 Aug 2012 3:42pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Magnifique tableau, splendide cadrage. Bonne soirée.

27 Aug 2012 4:07pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

And it has to be!!

27 Aug 2012 4:58pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image. Wonderful shot, Curly. Must be proud to add this lovely one ... Excellent colours. :)

27 Aug 2012 5:15pm

Akbar&Armaghan from gorgan, Iran

great shot

27 Aug 2012 5:31pm

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Lovely vibrant colours! Peacocks always make me smile!

27 Aug 2012 5:56pm

Vinman from Essex, United Kingdom

It's a classic crop but I've never noticed the 'eyes' in the feathers as strongly as in your shot.

27 Aug 2012 6:09pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Very interesting background.:-) Superbly composed Curly.

27 Aug 2012 6:25pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Beautiful photography is very good, you've made and I like that you, and appreciate you. years ago I try to do the same photo, but take so long to take it, that the animal had already saved his tail. = (. I got not photo but if I got a good laugh. A kiss. Alejandra

27 Aug 2012 6:41pm

Hanna from tehran, Iran

Great shot

27 Aug 2012 6:45pm

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire (Loire Valley), France

Very great shot, I like this animal.

27 Aug 2012 7:17pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb capture, beautiful colors!

27 Aug 2012 8:37pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

They have such vibrant colours.... psst, I have one in my archive.

27 Aug 2012 8:41pm

Lluís from Canet de Mar, Spain

very nice colors andforms. Great shot

27 Aug 2012 9:32pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Lovely shot and beautiful bird! Wonderful colors!

27 Aug 2012 11:16pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Beautiful detail and color. Great shot.

27 Aug 2012 11:49pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Amazing photo of this beautifully decorated peacock ... the feathers are magnificent !!!

28 Aug 2012 12:10am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous color and detail! A beautiful image!

28 Aug 2012 12:35am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Beautiful picture of this peacock. Very well captured. Good color and light. regards

28 Aug 2012 6:19am

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

Flashing colors !!

28 Aug 2012 12:57pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a poser ... but a strikingly handsome one! love the way you framed this beautiful bird!

28 Aug 2012 6:37pm

Mowgli from Nice, France

Photogenic, classic and beautiful

29 Aug 2012 6:58pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Proud indeed and very nicely captured....

9 Sep 2012 3:20pm

1/60 second
ISO 160
22 mm