guinea fowl - what a surprise
I've been home all day today due to a busy week and a late night last night, but just before dinner, needed my 'photo fix' . I toddled off to the local woods for a stroll, took a few pics then on the way back home heard a bird whose song I didn't recognise.
I looked up and there were three geese flying overhead. I knew it wasn't them so I looked around and saw this on a fence between the houses and the woods.
I'd been chatting with a guy walking his dogs there a few weeks ago, who told me that if I go early morning or late evening then I might get a glimpse of a guinea fowl. Apparently someone in the area used to breed them and this is an escapee.
I must have taken 20 shots in all , I was that excited. I also wished I had wings myself to fly me quickly back up the hill to my house to download them.