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Mar 15, 2017 18:22 |  #1

Put the 300+ the TC on the 7II today and again the "L" lens shows its stuff. Plus a couple of opportunities didn't hurt, either.

Was focusing in on this Harrier when Nan, the local bird lady start shouting "A male Harrier-the Blue Ghost!!" Guess not seen that often and rarely this close. So, good fortune to have this occur!

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And then a Cara Cara flew by!

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I was a happy camper.
Thanks for looking.

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Mar 16, 2017 10:00 |  #2

Nice shooting Rog! Funny that she calls it a blue ghost instead of a gray ghost!


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Mar 16, 2017 11:55 |  #3

SJC from VT wrote in post #18302444 (external link)
Nice shooting Rog! Funny that she calls it a blue ghost instead of a gray ghost!

Ha, laugh's on me-she did say gray ghost! Actually, she calls it the silver back, but usual nickname is gray ghost. The USS Lexington, a WWII aircraft carrier that is permanently anchored here in Corpus Christi was nicknamed the "The Blue Ghost", by Tokyo Rose, I believe. So, my bad!:oops:

Thanks for the kind words and the correction (in a way).


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Mar 16, 2017 20:00 |  #4

a great day! well done Rog


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Mar 16, 2017 20:20 |  #5

A great day when you get shots like that Rog. It's funny how the male of the species is so hard to find; you'd think there would be one of them for every female.


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Mar 16, 2017 20:41 |  #6

CaptBob wrote in post #18302878 (external link)
a great day! well done Rog

As I said, "Happy Camper!" Almost think that woman, Nan, attracts all the good stuff!;-)a Thank you, Bob!

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A great day when you get shots like that Rog. It's funny how the male of the species is so hard to find; you'd think there would be one of them for every female.

Naw, Ian, those male Harrier have it good!:-D Think he is a handsome bird-almost think of something in ermine robes. Many thanks, my friend!


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Mar 18, 2017 14:47 |  #7

Great work Rog. I'm still waiting to find a Harrier that will fly by me when I have my gear.



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Mar 18, 2017 17:51 as a reply to  @ jhayesvw's post |  #8

Thanks, Jeremy. And the fly-by will happen when you least expect it, right? :-)


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