wings and things


on December 17, 2012




Gutsy9  is now a week and a day old and he can already fly. He can fly from the floor up to my lap and from my lap up to my shoulder! And if he falls off my shoulder, while I am walking around, he simply uses his little wings for a soft landing.

40 responses to “Flying

  1. Life is fine and dandy for the little fellow then 😉

  2. Clever Gutsy9. I didn’t think a chick could do any flying quite so soon.

  3. WordsFallFromMyEyes says:

    How gorgeous – a week old…

    Love your domestics 🙂 The animals – what a life!

  4. tootlepedal says:

    I await reports of his first transgarden flight with eager anticipation.

  5. catchatcaren says:

    love his name…”Gutsy9″

  6. He is getting bigger everyday! He seems to be such a wonderful companion. 🙂

  7. pixilated2 says:

    That is amazing! I notice his wings are growing in much the same way as the guineas do. Much larger and cape like. What a fun companion. 😉

  8. oldsunbird says:

    Super cute! How exciting to watch him grow!

  9. FlaHam says:

    Julie, soon Gutsy will be making trans yard flights, and youwill be so proud. Mama hen that you are. Take care, Bill

  10. Anonymous says:

    it is truly amazing how quickly those flight feathers develop.

  11. Robyn Lee says:

    A milestone for Gutsy9! Exciting 🙂 !

  12. Judith Post says:

    I’d have never guessed he’d learn to fly so soon! Gutsy is living up to his name. Way to go, little guy!

    • jmgoyder says:

      If he’d been raised by his mother (whoever she is!) by now he’d be flying up into the trees with her to sleep under her wings at night. He seems to think my shoulder is a branch! And my shirt is a wing I guess – so funny!

  13. wow, he is growing so fast!

  14. He is so cute and I didn’t think he would learn to fly so soon………..

  15. Trisha says:

    I’m glad to hear the little guy is still doing well!

  16. aFrankAngle says:

    Cute little one … only to grow up very quickly! Are you in the southern hemisphere?

  17. So sweet and then suddenly pseudo-adult in the second photo, like a 10 year old driving a car.

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