Wing Imprints in Snow — Fan Of… #99

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This weeks Fan Of… is wing imprints in the snow.

A couple of weeks ago we a had over one foot of snow fall in about 24 hours. The next day when I was out getting some macro shots of icicles, I noticed some odd impressions in the snow. It turned out that these were impressions of pigeons wings from when they had landed & sunk unexpectedly into the deep snow & then taken off again. In the 1st & 5th shots you can see the impression of their bodies, with the wing pattern spreading out from that point ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

Pigeon wing impressions in fresh snow
Pigeon wing impressions in fresh snow
Left wing impression
Left wing impression
Right wing impression
Right wing impression
Pigeon landing site
Another pigeon landing site

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12 thoughts on “Wing Imprints in Snow — Fan Of… #99

    1. If we could see emotions on a pigeons’s face, I’d go with surprise when they sank into the snow ๐Ÿ˜‚ Intrigued about yours, heading there now ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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