Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Flamingos and Penguins................. side by side

Only at a zoo could such beautiful birds as Flamingos and Penguins be neighbours.
Chester Zoo is fantastic

 


Caribbean Flamingo

 Humboldts Penguin

Great characters.....
Glass viewing walls at the side of the penguin enclosure.
The Flamingos and Humboldts Penguin enclosures are situated right next to each other. 
They are beautiful birds to see.
Chester Zoo has two species of Flamingo... the brightly coloured Caribbean and the Chilean.

This is my post this week to World Bird Wednesday.
To see more birds click on the image below.

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Please scroll down and read my last couple of posts about Chester Zoo.
I will also be adding more over the next few days if you would like to look in and view.

17 comments:

Gary said...

Another great tour Andrew!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Nancy said...

Flamingos are a wonder of nature, aren' they? And I agree, penguins are so busy -- love watching them. :)

Marias Teater said...

I want these pink flamingos andblack & white penguins! imagine to watch them in their natural enviroment - but I visit the first zoo which have them on meny!

Fjällripan said...

Great photos! I just love those sweet pinguins, and the flamingos are so beautiful!

texwisgirl said...

the side-by-side flamingo shot is awesome!

eileeninmd said...

Wonderul shots, the flamingos are beautiful and I think the penquins are so cute.

Inger-M said...

The flamingos are gorgeous, such vivid colors! And the penguins are cute. Great captures! Looks like you had a wonderful day!

Jean said...

Andrew, Sweet reflection shots of the flamingos. The penguins are so darn cute! How in the world do they house these two birds side by side? They come from such different climates.

Springman said...

How awesome! Hey, the penguin in the last shot looks like it's frozen in an ice cube!
;-)WBW

Fotokarusellen said...

The flamingos are just great and your images is very beautiful. The diving penguin is amazing. Great work!

Amila Kanchana said...

Dreamy creatures,they are!

Sondra said...

Wonderful photos of some awesome Birds!

EmptyNester said...

Lovely photos! My favorite is the one with the 5 penguins standing there. They seem to be having a laugh at something.

bailey-road.com said...

Wonderful shots! Flamingos are fantastic-looking birds. The Penguins are so cute in a group.

Victoria said...

Thanks for dropping by to visit my WBW post on Horseshoe crabs and the shore birds... much appreciated! Your images of the Flamingos and Penguins are great! The Penguins look so cuddly but the probably are not!

NatureFootstep said...

those flamingoes are really colorful, more so then in the wild.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - great shots of two contrasting birds - zoo shots are always a bit difficult - do you show just the bird, or do you show the reality of its situation? Saw penguins in the wild a months or so ago - but could not photograph them - not allowed to use flash - so I suppose I'll have to stick to zoo shots too!

Cheers - Stewart M _ Australia