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Mar 20, 2017 03:49 |  #5941

A Barn Owl with it's eyes shut

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Mar 20, 2017 08:17 |  #5942

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Mar 20, 2017 08:28 |  #5943

from a ways ago.. need to get there with my 7dm2 and 70-200....

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Mar 20, 2017 09:12 |  #5944

Another beauty Ed. I'm heading down that way next month, any tips on where I might find some Snail Kites? It would be great to meet you while I'm down that way.


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Mar 20, 2017 10:37 |  #5945

Nighthound wrote in post #18305850 (external link)
Another beauty Ed. I'm heading down that way next month, any tips on where I might find some Snail Kites? It would be great to meet you while I'm down that way.

Thanks, Steve, this was somewhere on Lake Kissimmee (not sure where!). I had a guide take me out to find them. PM me if you want more info. If you are headed to South Florida please let me know. There are some good local spots but the Snail Kites are hard to find. I saw one once but it was a water district impoundment that you can only get into with a local chapter Audubon tour.

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Mar 20, 2017 13:34 |  #5946

Common Gull

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Mar 20, 2017 13:54 |  #5947

^^ WOW last one is amazing!!!! now if my 7dm2 would do that!!!! hah


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Mar 20, 2017 14:53 |  #5948

Bald Eagle coming home to pad the nest with grass.

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Mar 20, 2017 16:20 |  #5949

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Bald Eagle coming home to pad the nest with grass.
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great shot!!


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Mar 20, 2017 16:50 |  #5950

Got these at Disney's Animal Kingdom. They were "from the hip" shots as I wasn't expecting them to fly at us. Actually, I've never seen birds just flying out in the open like this before at the park. Guess they are trained to stick around.

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Mar 20, 2017 16:52 |  #5951

Hedehøg - (Circus pygargus) - Montagu's Harrier - Female near my one-man chair hide...!

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Mar 20, 2017 16:58 |  #5952

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Hedehøg - (Circus pygargus) - Montagu's Harrier - Female near my one-man chair hide...!

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Great shots! The first one is especially arresting - many a mouse's last view, I would think.


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Mar 20, 2017 17:53 |  #5953

Nighthound wrote in post #18305449 (external link)
Thanks Ed, Lake Toho is fun when the water level is right and the Snails are plenty.


Is a boat a "must have" for Toho, or are there areas where you can get them from shore?

Thanks,
John


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Mar 20, 2017 17:57 |  #5954

Bjarne Hemmingsen wrote in post #18306226 (external link)
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Mar 20, 2017 18:21 |  #5955

Another common European Buzzard (Buteo Buteo).


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