Monday, October 19, 2009

Caption Contest #10

Monday, October 19, 2009
20 comments

Coming back at you, like a boomerang you, yourself, did not throw, it's the Bill of the Birds caption contest! This is contest #10 and is open to all who love birds. And garden gnomes.

Send your witty caption in via the comments window below, and you could this fabulous prize: A year's subscription to The Backyard Birds Newsletter. That's a $16 value, people!

OK. Hit me with your best shot. Winner gets picked on Thursday, October 22, 2009.

20 comments:

On October 19, 2009 at 6:56 PM Robert said...

I can see Nome from here!

On October 19, 2009 at 6:57 PM Patrick Belardo said...

"The Born Again Birdwatcher gets a helping hand while scoping out a rare bird."

(Sorry John - I had to do it! It's the 'stache!)

On October 19, 2009 at 8:32 PM Midshipman said...

"No Bill, for the last time you didn't see an Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. It was just a House Sparrow. Now can I go back to my garden?"

On October 20, 2009 at 5:54 AM Jeweleefish said...

Birding with friends is priceless! Bringing along your favorite Gnome... Questionable!!

(they can be such scope hogs)

On October 20, 2009 at 7:52 AM corey said...

Don't let go of me, she's finally taking off her hat. Oh baby, look at that pointed head!

On October 20, 2009 at 8:50 AM TinaG said...

It's all in my new book. Bignomial gnomenclature: The Art and Science

On October 20, 2009 at 9:07 AM Julie Zickefoose said...

Here at Travelocity, we're always on the lookout for another sucker. Our airfares are hiked, uh, updated hourly!

On October 20, 2009 at 9:11 AM OpposableChums said...

Moments after ascertaining that "the coast was clear," local curmudgeon Karl LaFong was carried off by a Ruby-Crowned Kinglet.

On October 20, 2009 at 2:21 PM pambirds said...

Thanks - this beats holding a pair of binoculars!

On October 20, 2009 at 6:34 PM Rondeau Ric said...

Zick, you stole my Travelocity idea.

Yes, yes, that's the McArthurs looking over their New Zealand and Australia itinerary they booked on Travelocity.


Yes, it is a butterbut, now let go of my butt!!

On October 20, 2009 at 9:49 PM Anonymous said...

I read in BWD that angled scopes were easier to share with short people. They were right!

On October 20, 2009 at 9:55 PM Dubs said...

"Alright childrens, Nomey the Clown needs the scope for a different kind of wildlife watchin'."

On October 20, 2009 at 10:47 PM Alan said...

Ahhh, the view is much better from up here...so is the smell....

On October 21, 2009 at 6:47 AM Chris Harbard said...

The image is pixielated...!

On October 21, 2009 at 10:21 AM james said...

How's that? I haven't seen a merlin take a fairy since my days on Monhegan!

On October 21, 2009 at 1:44 PM Bill of the Birds said...

You caption writers have brought your A-game to this contest! Wow!

On October 21, 2009 at 4:41 PM cyberthrush said...

During his first-ever visit to Whipple, Ohio, Gnome Chomsky gets a quick lesson in the fine points of birding.

On October 21, 2009 at 5:25 PM Robert said...

There's the blasted Starling that pooped on me!

Bill, center my eye dang it!

On October 21, 2009 at 6:21 PM Robert said...

Have ya got anything with an extra small exit pupil?

On October 22, 2009 at 12:29 AM ebirder said...

"Gnomebody knows the Empids I've seen..."


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