Searching For Another White Peacock
I had passed several peacocks that day with tails fanned out, their deeply
colored feathers winking at me like brilliant feline eyes. Been there (many
times), photographed that, no longer interested. But here, 15 yards away, was
a peacock with no color. Normally one of the most colorful birds in the world,
every feather on this one was white! From a moving tram in a Kauai botanical
park I had time for two quick grab shots. The pure white feathers on an animal
normally covered by a riot of rich color were mesmerizing. It was like watching
an angel glide across the grass.
I'm now looking for white peacocks in other parts of my life. Haven't found any yet, but I'm sure they're around somewhere and I'm sure they'll be well worth the hunt.
Eden Prairie, MN
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