13 July 2017

North Hokkaido Summer 2017 #10


We found a different choice of background for Siberian Rubythroats..................


Not this one...........


The northern coast of Hokkaido is well-known for dairy farming. One family of Rubythroats had made its nest next to a field full of drying cow sh*t.

My wife dubbed them 'the cowsh*t family'.

Not many buttery smooth green backgrounds or blue skies here then.................

I got a few shots of the female.




Some females show a bit of red on the throat but not this one............



I guess living next to cowsh*t ensures a steady supply of insects at least...............



Can birds smell anyway? I don't think they can (except for some seabirds)..............


The male left the manure for a bit..............





And the female had the decency to pose in front of some green at the end...........



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