Orange and green courting couple

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is about the colours of orange and green. I wasn’t sure what to post for this, whether a carrot or a pumpkin, but when I went over to inspect hubby’s progress on our ‘abandoned house renovation‘, I saw the ideal subject.

Out in the back yard two of our neighbours were doing a bit of courting. There was Iggy, resplendent in his bright orange suit.

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When he spied pretty little Igua peeping out from the reeds, he decided to turn on the charm, by puffing up his dewlap and waving it around.

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She came for a closer inspection, to see whether or not she fancied him.

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Unfortunately for Iggy, she didn’t seem that impressed, and after only a few seconds of scrutinising his handsome face, she turned her back and moved on.

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Poor Iggy looked really miffed and called after her, “Hey, what’s up babe? Aren’t I good enough for you?” Then he muttered under his breath, ” Sheesh …… all that effort for nothing! Some women just don’t know when they’re lucky.”

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I wish you all a peaceful and relaxing weekend.

 

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126 comments on “Orange and green courting couple

  1. Poor Iggy! These pictures are awesome, Sylvia. Last week I saw a bird trying to court another and he did the entire wing display and dance for about five minutes before she just turned her back on him and flew off – he would certainly know how Iggy feels 🙂

  2. What a pair …just how could she resist 😉 It’s lovely being able to pop into Florida world and join you albeit briefly for a splash of light and colour . Enjoy the weekend !

  3. I love your story – words and pics. Poor Iggy though…maybe it wasn’t “her day”…and maybe she will change her mind. I think he looks rather the He-man. Something like alan Rickman…deep voice and impressive looking?

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