"Stuff is eaten by dogs, broken by family and friends, sanded down by the wind, frozen by the mountains, lost by the prairie, burnt off by the sun, washed away by the rain. So you are left with dogs, family, friends, sun, rain, wind, prairie and mountains. What more do you want?"
Friday, October 24, 2014
Photoblogging: Kurdish Turkey II: Village Life
Hounds, houses, house partridge, sheep, field pigeons...
Partridge, called "Keklik" are kept as pets and for calling their wild relatives, which they catch with fine nooses... demonstrated below
These "swift" pigeons are bred for show in the west but fly free here. The one on the ground had just evaded a wild Peregrine and was feeding on the ground again.
The Lebanons below are big enough to eat though also handsome. They are probably ancestor to the Carneau, a squabbing and show breed, in the west.