Sometimes on the way to your dream,

you get lost and find a better one.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Sunday Selections # 68





You all know the usual blurb by now, so I'll skip that bit because I've got stuff in the oven.....

But look!! I remembered to put up the button Kim made for us!
And the important part is to link back to Kim at Frog Ponds Rock.

This weeks photo's are of a bird skeleton that I found in one of the garden beds here while wandering around them last Easter.


head and neck

feet and feathers, a few ribs

part of the shoulders and wing I think

a close up of the beak.

I'm positive a cat didn't kill this bird as a cat would have eaten the whole thing apart from beak and claws, so I wondered briefly how the bird had died.  
Then I moved on and found something happier to look at.....


these cute little welcoming frogs.

9 comments:

  1. Kim is going to love your bird skeleton. I think you were right about it not be killed by a cat. Old age?

    The welcoming frogs are also nice - and another link to Kim.

    I also loved this. Thanks.

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  2. I'd say the bird was killed by another flying predator and the bones picked clean by mother natures critters. My caption for the frog photo is "A Stack Of Freddo Frogs" :-).

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  3. EC; I thought of Kim as soon as I saw the skeleton and the frogs. I just couldn't pass up the opportunity to use them as a sunday Selections post.

    Windsmoke; I thought of Freddo too.
    And Kermit.

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  4. Oh River, I LOVE that bird skeleton. What a great set of photos. THANKYOU

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  5. Kim; feel free to use them in your work if you want to.

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  6. Oh the bird made me sad. But I love frogs... so I'm much happier now. :)

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  7. Ick on the bird skeletons but I LOVE the frogs. Over here if we find a bird laying dead we have to notify the authorities in case it was killed by a deadly virus spread by mosquitoes.

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  8. my boys bring me skeletons like this from the woods sometimes..and they sit around in a circle quietly looking at it and imagining all kinds of creatures lurking in the woods....your pictures are great!
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

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  9. carmen; welcome to drifting. I imagine the bird had a happy life, so its death doesn't disturb me greatly.

    Delores; The frogs are very cute aren't they? So the authorities there have to investigate every bird death? I find that sad.

    momto8blog; welcome to drifting. Thanks for the pictures compliment.

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