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Jan 29, 2018 16:51 |  #18871

My son and I spent a couple of hours at Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove, Oregon on Sunday. It was pretty warm and for a change, dry.

All shots handheld, with the 500/4 Ver 2 and a 1.4X III converter.

Saw 42 species including 6 raptor species (no good photos of them, unfortunately).

Here are some good ones though:

Golden-crowned Sparrow:

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Great Blue Heron:

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And we saw this muskrat snacking on the grass shoots.

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Jan 29, 2018 16:54 |  #18872

Scrumhalf wrote in post #18551954 (external link)
I hope this is a hefty crop, or you were in a car. :D

No, was on foot. Probably not one of my brightest moments ?


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Jan 29, 2018 16:55 |  #18873

shooz wrote in post #18551961 (external link)
No, was on foot. Probably not one of my brightest moments ?

And they say I'm nuts... lol


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Jan 29, 2018 17:01 |  #18874

Pondrader wrote in post #18551963 (external link)
And they say I'm nuts... lol

 :p. Don’t worry, you’re still nuts too !


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Jan 29, 2018 17:08 |  #18875

Pondrader wrote in post #18551963 (external link)
And they say I'm nuts... lol

No NEVER! Just because you have a red fox fetish is no reason to think your nuts...well maybe a little. :p


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Jan 29, 2018 20:35 |  #18876

Scrumhalf wrote in post #18551954 (external link)
I hope this is a hefty crop, or you were in a car. :D

I was thinking the same thing:twisted:

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Jan 30, 2018 06:34 |  #18877

couple of bird shots

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Jan 30, 2018 07:02 |  #18878

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Mother grizzly in British Columbia


Lucky you are still with us to post this images..

You have to give us the back story how this happened.


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Jan 30, 2018 07:05 |  #18879

Bianchi wrote in post #18552263 (external link)
Lucky you are still with us to post this images..

You have to give us the back story how this happened.

Grizzlies dont like the taste of Canadian bacon...


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Jan 30, 2018 07:25 |  #18880

Pondrader wrote in post #18552265 (external link)
Grizzlies dont like the taste of Canadian bacon...

 :p. This isn’t too far off ! Besides the fact that I was the oldest and slowest of the group, it was during the salmon run and the bears are (supposedly) well satiated on salmon.


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Lucky you are still with us to post this images..

You have to give us the back story how this happened.

We were in British Columbia specifically to photograph grizzlies but weren’t having much luck on the river. When we came in for supper there were reports of a mama grizzly and three cubs on the camp road. Our guide and I grabbed our cameras and went for a walk down the trail. We didn’t see anything on the way out, but we did think we heard something in the bush. Giving up, we were making our way back to camp and this huge mother grizzly comes out of the trees right in front of us ! :eek:
Choosing photography over running for my life, I managed some shots and then the three little ones came out behind her ! It was getting dark so maybe not the greatest, but I can say that it’s an experience I will never forget ! I’m at work until tonight but I will post some shots of the cubs when I get home.


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Jan 30, 2018 08:15 |  #18881

shooz wrote in post #18552275 (external link)
:p. This isn’t too far off ! Besides the fact that I was the oldest and slowest of the group, it was during the salmon run and the bears are (supposedly) well satiated on salmon.

We were in British Columbia specifically to photograph grizzlies but weren’t having much luck on the river. When we came in for supper there were reports of a mama grizzly and three cubs on the camp road. Our guide and I grabbed our cameras and went for a walk down the trail. We didn’t see anything on the way out, but we did think we heard something in the bush. Giving up, we were making our way back to camp and this huge mother grizzly comes out of the trees right in front of us ! :eek:
Choosing photography over running for my life, I managed some shots and then the three little ones came out behind her ! It was getting dark so maybe not the greatest, but I can say that it’s an experience I will never forget ! I’m at work until tonight but I will post some shots of the cubs when I get home.


that would scare the bejesus outa me. They always say Aussie has too many scary critters but nothing like these that can just appear out of the bushes on a walk and chase you down


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Jan 30, 2018 10:57 |  #18882

Red-tailed Hawk, taken in Nova Scotia, Canada, Jan 2018.


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Jan 30, 2018 18:22 |  #18883

A couple more from the above encounter....

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Jan 30, 2018 18:24 |  #18884

Wow!

I can only imagine the range of emotions you were feeling

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