Mayberry Farms Superbowl Sunday Photo Shoot

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Superbowl Sunday was a great photography day at Mayberry Farms. The sun was good and the birds were cooperative. These pelicans took off from the pasture next door.

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The egret passed by close enough to capture him in flight.

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Lola was pumped up and chased everything that moved.

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Mallards were hard to see until they jumped up – often close by.

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Bitterns were easy to find, but impossible to see on the ground.

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White-front geese were using the pasture.

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Lola finally got this pheasant up and she was quite animated.

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This spoony got up real close.

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Cinnamin teal and spoonies were hanging out together in the open water.

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This kite held onto a branch for dear life in the stiff breeze

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This pelican floated by pretty close.

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As I prepared to leave this shrike caught the last rays of afternoon sun.

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