Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Whistlers on Wednesday 131

Living in pa(i)radise

 


 


 

 

101 comments:

Revrunner said...

I've heard of doing the two-step, but the one-step? :-)

messymimi said...

They remind me of how i look at exercise class.

Cranberry Morning said...

Birdbath ballet. Love it!

Caramella said...

One-step....so funny:)

Barb Brookbank said...

lol!

Duckbutt said...

The whistlers have great balance!

Georgette Sullins said...

The back view of their heads showing off their "mohawks" is so funny.

Mildred said...

In these photos, I notice coloring that I had not noticed before. Love the one with his eyes closed! Seeing them on one leg reminds me of a photo from a friend's wedding. We were all gathered around the bride and the way my camera bag was positioned, it looked like I was standing on one leg! We had a big laugh about that.

Gunilla Bäck said...

So cute! I think they're doing yoga on the bird bath. :-)

Stephanie Faris said...

That front duck looks like it could fall off on that last picture...such good balance!

Pix Under the Oaks said...

The (i)s have it in this post... and those pink feets!

joeh said...

They look like they should tip over.

Jacquelineand.... said...

A 2 whistler chorus line!

Chandra Eswaran said...

Whistler ballet!
Have a Beautiful Day!
Peace :)

DJan said...

Such acrobats! I love my goofy whistlers. Sleeping on a ledge on one foot, after all, is a form of ballet. :-)

magnoliasntea said...

Pairadise is a lot better than the alternative. And they sure know how to hold those leg lifts. I do leg lifts but can't hold them nearly as long as this lovely pair do. ;)

Lois Evensen said...

Whistler Ballet!

sonia a. mascaro said...

Good morning Tex!
They are gorgeous and very lucky!

Sandra said...

those last few are awesome shots of these sweet ducks, the lighting is beautiful and brings out their colors. the feet, the feet, I love the feet. when i saw the one pointing his web foot out like doing the hokey pokey i laughed. and my first thought in the first photo was
back to back they faced each other, pulled their swords and shot each other... from my past and SHOULD have been forgotten

MarkD60 said...

I'm calling the SPCA, those birds are forced to stand in the birdbath because your grass is too tall!
Also, the one-legged Whistlers remind me of a childrens book I read.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Haha, what a bunch of poseurs!
~

bon bon said...

"i can stand on one foot. can you?"
"yes."


mexican standoff. ;)

Buttons Thoughts said...

Morning Tex oh yes it looks like Whistler Paradise to me:) Hug B

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Oh this is too cute. Love the one foot posing!
Hey look what I can do~~ Well I can do that too!!
CM

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

such beautiful toes

Crafty Green Poet said...

looks like they're having a yoga session on the birdbath!

Mary Hone said...

They do have it made, don't they.

ThreeOldKeys said...

I thought photos 2 and 3 were great -- mirror images -- but the birdbath shots are amazing. Talk about yard art! Statuary!

I wonder if, after awhile, the two trade sides, and rest their other legs? Beautiful close-ups -- thanks for the morning treat, TexWis.

Sylvia K said...

What a great start for the day -- the Whistlers ballet!! I can hear the music from here!!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Morning calisthenics?

Karen S. said...

I love this, if a Whistler could be a ballerina, you've got them!

LV said...

Birds and animals put on the best shows of all. No make believe with them.

S. J. Qualls said...

Good Morning, I wish I could do that one leg thing.
Have a great day!

Midmarsh John said...

Aha. Synchronised bird bath balancing.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

The whistlers must be practicing The Tree yoga pose, ducky style!

Gillian Olson said...

They are too funny, looks like they are doing morning exercises.

John @ Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

I like that leg stretch. My cat can do that.

Stephen Hayes said...

Life is good!

don said...

The one leg balances act is amazing to me. These are excellent shots demonstrating the control these ducks have even when dozing.

Julia said...

They are never boring, your Whistlers. I love the balancing act.
Hugs,
JB

William Kendall said...

Sometimes the foot needs a good stretch. It still baffles me why they stand on one foot.

Small City Scenes said...

Two by two--they shall come--and they did.
Funny
MB

Irma said...

The whistlers have great balance.
They doing yoga on the bird bath.
Best regards, Irma

Debbie said...

i like the 2 step and the pointed toes. it looks like they are been practicing for the balance beam competition!!!

i'll give them a 9, not all of those toes were pointed!!!

Ruth Hiebert said...

They are as talented as they are cute,standing on one leg and that in unison.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

They are so darn cute....give me a low five!!!

Birdman said...

I like their mohawks. What no tats. No piercings?

Timi said...

Like ballerinas! :o)

Marit Sønstebø said...

They must have a pretty good balance! They seem more on one foot than two ;))

Margaret Adamson said...

it's a game. the first one to put there second foot down has tovacate the bird bath!

Gayle said...

When they hold their wings above their heads and pirouette, I'm outta here. :)

RedPat said...

Such posers! I love their feet and it is interesting to see they have an opposable toe. I wonder if all ducks do or these guys are special and that is why they can perch on fences so easily.

Tanya Breese said...

they sure do live the life!

Linda at To Behold The Beauty said...

It's amazing to me how fully relaxed and comfortable they can get while balancing on one leg on a birdbath.

Phil Slade said...

I'm entering that pair for the "Knobbly Knees Contest". See you tomorrow Theresa.

Gosia k said...

you are right they live in the paradise

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

is that some sort of Whistler one-footed tango?

MarmePurl said...

The Rockettes will be calling to schedule an audition any time now.

carolann said...

Those whistlers I have not seen such colors or even those at my country. Amazing.

Giga said...

They look great duck standing on one leg. Regards

carolann said...

I am laughing at Sandra's comment.

She sure has quick liners.

I thought they look like they were doing ballet. What balance.

Sandra is right. What pink webs. Never seen that.

Kovács Miklós said...

Funny shots as they are standing. You should call Cirque du Soleil's attention to their brilliant balance :D

Cloudia said...

Never get old! Ima go stand one one foot for a while!





ALOHA from Honolulu,
ComfortSpiral
=^..^=

Jeanne said...

Love that one that is napping with the one legged stance

Linda Kay said...

Yeah, I think your whistlers have it pretty nice at your place!

eileeninmd said...

My favorite day, Whistler Wednesday.. They do look like they are practicing ballet. I wish I had their great balance, I am kind of shaky on one leg. Great series, Hope your day is great.

Our photos said...

A nice balancing act ! Very nice !

nookworm said...

So beautiful! Funny too...

Rose said...

Simon says, "Stand on one foot."

Too weary to read all the comments...so hoping this isn't a repeat.

bailey-road.com said...

I like the yoga pose on the birdbath.

Red said...

A whistler's paradise...water food and security.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Adore the ducks. Wish I'd thought of the title the other day ;>))~

Nancy's Notes said...

Sorry I missed the recital! Thank you for sharing those wonderful photographs! You are the best!!

SweetMarie said...

their leg stretching reminded me of what I haven't been doing. lol but the one leg up is hilarious!! those photos made me LOL! I'll have to check my new handy dandy bird i.d. guide to see why these silly birds stand on one leg. :)

Paula said...

They sure have a good understanding. Just what I need when I get a little off balance.

KB Bear said...

I love the 1-legged standing photos! Awesome synchronization!

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Another fun set of photos! They make standing on one leg look so easy! :-)

Fireblossom said...

Silly whistlers!

Randy said...

I guess they were just lying low in those first shots.

Lynne said...

Cute little critters ever . . .
Love the one footed, bird bath dance . . .

Lois said...

They are adorable when they stand on one foot like that!

Stephanie said...

They are so cute! Love the last shot!

Janey and Co. said...

My what big pink feet you have!

Merrilyn said...

Where is Whistler's Mother??ha ha or is one or the other? Oh , the mystery is in the mastery of the TOE of course!! I wonder if they make stuffed animal Whistlers...so wonderful to see. Thank you! smiles--merri

Rita said...

That mohawk-like black stripe gives him a bit of a punkish look. Like she's hanging out with her badass boyfriend. :)

Paul said...

Do these Whistlers ever do anything normal? Ha ha!

Pietro and Cynthia said...

They are so cute and funny!
Very fine photos!

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Theresa; Wow, how can they learn to sleep with one leg, That is the mystery p:-) I might have seen their way of standing this way in your posts. But so sweet to see in the last picture that he looks so comfortable sleeping with his head in the back(*^_^*)

Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Ms. A said...

Love the leg stretch and the one legged snoozing! Guess they are kinda hoggin' the water spot!

Mary Cromer said...

I have wondered before if you see any of these with personalities whereby you know an individual, or more. Also do you ever give any of them names. So sweet~

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Ballet!!!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Those 1 foot up poses are adorable!

Gert said...

Amazing, how they can stand on one foot and go to sleep...lol

darlin said...

I love the clarity in your shots Tex, these birds look amazing... funny standing on one foot, but amazing nonetheless!

Terri @ Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Dang- almost missed my whistlers this week! LOL- they are so darn cute!

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Lovely images as always. Cheers..

Cheri Savory Spoon said...

They look like little whistler ballerinas in the last pic, how adorable!

Liz said...

Ooh my gosh! Your Whistlers always amuse me. They are so cute!!

Denise at Autumn Sky said...

Cute photos of them standing one legged on the bird bath. Such pretty ducks.

Brian King said...

Hmmmm, ground not comfy enough? Let's stand one-legged on the bird bath! LOL!

edenhills said...

They certainly do have a wonderful life living with you.

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