Friday, April 29, 2011

ROMANCE, PASSION AND SEX!!! WOW WHAT A BLOG!!!!!

Today is the day of the royal wedding, a day of romance. I am reading where people are saying that after seeing the ceremony, they are very emotional. So I thought today should be about love, passion and romance. But in the world of birds, like the songs says. 'Bird do it, they fall in love!!!' In particular, we will be getting a bird's eye view of the courting of an egret. Every year in the spring, the male egret arrives at his favorite nesting site which is many times a watering hole. This is usually a place where he has been lucky in love before. He will get high up in a tree and wait for the females to arrive.

 When they do, he will start acting all puffy and excited, preening himself and basically showing off.  He  
 will keep trying to get the female's attention.

 
Because it is spring and he is looking for love, his lores, which is the spot between his bill and eyes will turn from yellow to green and he will grow plumes that are really beautiful. He will then fly around spreading his wings and showing off his sexy self.




   Any of this seem vaguely familiar to you?? It's all to attract the female, to encourage her to come over   
   and sit for a while and get to know each other. 


Can't you just hear the conversation? 
Don't be shy come over here, into the light.
So have you been here before? 
No this is my first time.
Really, first time, well that's interesting. I love your plumes very attractive.  
Why thank you!
Do you want to leave with me and go back to my place? 
I don't think I should, I'm not like that, we just met. 
No, I understand but this place can be dangerous for a pretty, little egret like yourself. 
Really??
Sure, lots of mean characters around here, look down there.  
Where?
Over in the corner. See those two, their names are Al and Crok, they're really mean.

Oh, they don't look so mean; kind of lazy and tired.
Don't get to close. They will put the bite on you! 
Come on, you're trying to scare me, my friends told me about you!
Me, trying to scare you?  I would never do that to you. I really care for you. Look, right there here comes the big guy, their leader, WATCH OUT!!!


OM MY GOD!!!! Okay, let's go to your place, now, please!!

Off they fly to his place, a nesting site: where love takes over (this is x-rated stuff coming up so if any children are in the room or any really lonely guys, send them out of the room.) 
   Can you here Frank's voice in the background singing, "Some Enchanted Evening."

When this act is over, ( the best 20 seconds of her life), (at least that is what he will tell his friends),
they start building the nest. Yup ladies, they have sex and as soon as it's over, he puts her to work!!!
But in all honesty, he is doing a lot of the work also. He leaves the nest and picks up branches and twigs and flies them back to her. She then incorporates them into the nest.





Now their life as parents is about to start. Next week, we will show you the next step. We have some images of chicks less then 24 hours old. Hope you all have a romantic weekend. 
Remember to be careful out there!!!




29 comments:

Monu Awalla said...

loved watching the emotions shared by the egrets.. I watched the complete telecast of the royal wedding on my television set & now this post of your's proved to be cherry on the cake.. ;)

YogaSavy said...

the emotions shared by the animals are amazing..... now that makes my heart all fuzzy not the wedding!!!!

fantacy in practicality said...

Romance, passion and sex, watched all in one flow. waiting for the next episode, HOME SWEET HOME with lots of children. Jim hope they do not take long for the next take.

Rimly said...

Wow! so like men trying to pick up women. Only in this case the men folk do stay by their mate and work hard, not so always in the case of humans. Loved it Jim. watching the royal wedding today was like a fairy tale romance and I hope like all fairy tales they live happily ever after. i totally salute you for your style of projecting your photographs with your narration.

Ann said...

great post. I watched some of the wedding--I was up & that's about all that was on TV!

Mitzi said...

Great story to go with the photos!

Jessica Brant said...

JPB,
Emotions are a funny thing. I could not be bothered to watch it

हेमंत कुमार ♠ Hemant Kumar said...

Very attractive and well exposed photograph...with different colours of bird's life....
Hemant

Alpana Jaiswal said...

What a way to end a beautiful day..I am a romantic fool,and certainly will want to stay like that..thank you Jim,for this beautiful end..lovemaking between birds,what more could I have asked for...making me emotional all over again..loved it.Do write more often..you have it in you.

Alfandi said...

didn't watch the wedding but no way I'm going to miss these pictures...

Aaron said...

Jim,
Very great images. I loved your narrative as well, it was really funny.
It reminded me of that game where you make up conversations for people. Always a great game, never tried it with egrets before though :)

Jenni said...

Imagine my surprise when I found out his was about birds and not the newlywed's. *Pouts* Very well written and the photos were detailed but, in a whole nonpornographic way. Great job.

JP Brandano Photography said...

Thank You everyone this was a fun post to write and it is always fun to photograph anything in nature!!!





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Jewell said...

I love this...the commentary of their conversation was awesome! Well done Jim! =)

Here's my Friday Moment if you would like to take a peek.
http://really-wait-what.blogspot.com/2011/04/friday-moment-42911.html

Have a fantastic weekend!!! =)

sweepyjean said...

I did not watch the royal wedding but who needs to when I can see the tasteful doing it of the egret right here! This blog indeed has it all! Great post, as always! ;P

Hema Nimbekar said...

Lovely post...Loved the photographs...yeah i watched the whole royal wedding telecast on TV....grt wedding..

not a notting hill mum said...

Love these pictures - and enjoyed watching the wedding - it's history innit and as has been said, there was not much else on!

Techmaker said...

Only one word to tell. That is "EXCELLENT"

Alexander Rozinov said...

Great shots! Happy to meet you!
As well following you back !

melissa said...

as i looked at your post for the nth time, i kept wondering how God could bring out the same things to animals... although of course, as you've shared they have their "breeding season"... is it still instinct versus will of humans?

anyways,i know you'll be laughing at me... but somehow, i found myself engaged in the photos...i found everything in it beautiful and pure... even egrets have their life geared towards parenthood and family :)...

it's funny how a male egret could be like that... i thought it's the female that makes itself attractive to be noticed... are there less male species? :P

anyways...the story is romantic :P...it's the first time i've read something like this or ever seen it... the title sells :P... you have made us a part of the entire story... introductory part on the royal wedding is timely :)...photos are sharp as always... angles are just perfect :P...

you've incorporated every aspect of a very good story...

but as i always your post generates life...:)

thanks jim...now i'll wait for sis alpana to tell me more ;)

Jessica M said...

It figures the female is put to work right after giving birth..! Great photos, they captured beautiful moments.

JP Brandano Photography said...

Thank you each and everyone of you. I am amazed at the amount of followers we have in such a short time. Thank you for telling your friends about us.

Nelieta said...

Birds are very interesting when they built a nest. We have a family of wild parrots who come back year after year and to watch them is incredible. At times I feel so sorry for the poor male :)

Ravenmyth said...

Jim...you truly captured the event...a Royal Wedding in the making. Loved your humour...nasty crok's. I truly love story telling through photography...one of my favourite site's. Can't wait for the Royal Birth...

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Abhisek Panda said...

Great photographs and nice story.....Jim your photographs are always expressive and the lines you write adds up to the beauty....waiting for the next part :D

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Jim said...

Amazing as always Jim!
Puffed up males and women who'll believe any line...get them out working as soon as you can guys!

Corinne Rodrigues said...

Jim - Have been away for a while - travelling - so haven't found time to read your lovely blog and comment. These pictures are brilliant. Loved the poet posts too...Great idea!