We live on a lake so everyday I see ibis, egrets, ducks, geese and the homely turkey-duck (Yarn Widower calls them "turduckens"). They're noisy but pleasant neighbors. A few days ago, we had a special visitor: a roseate spoonbill.
I'd never seen a pink bird before and I was enthralled. In my own backyard no less! Our showy guest flew away before I could get out the zoom lens for my camera - birds can be notoriously difficult photo models. Plus given the choice of seeing with one's own eye versus through a camera lens, I'll take the former every time.
But I particularly like the eye of the late graphic artist Charley Harper: