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May 11, 2018 09:45 as a reply to  @ post 18623484 |  #18451

I'm sure the one I saw was just passing through. You'll probably see him in a few days...


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May 11, 2018 11:08 as a reply to  @ post 18623512 |  #18452

Thanks Mike! I saw one briefly two years ago, that's it.


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May 11, 2018 11:56 |  #18453

What a terrific photograph! :)


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May 11, 2018 12:30 |  #18454

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Common Kingfisher male and female


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May 11, 2018 12:42 |  #18455

Mr and Mrs Chaffinch

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May 11, 2018 12:49 |  #18456

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May 11, 2018 14:18 |  #18457

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18623671 (external link)
Exceptionally nice shot!

Thanks, Mike.


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May 11, 2018 14:51 |  #18458

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Wow !
I want these around me too...jealous :(


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May 11, 2018 15:13 |  #18459

Whinchat

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May 11, 2018 15:14 |  #18460

Gregsiem wrote in post #18624002 (external link)
Wow !
I want these around me too...jealous :(

That was the only time I saw one. With very low light, my shot is not as sharp as I wish it was :oops:




  
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May 11, 2018 15:31 |  #18461

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May 11, 2018 15:33 |  #18462

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Lovely shot of a very smart bird.


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May 11, 2018 17:28 |  #18463

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May 11, 2018 18:24 |  #18464

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Nice pic! But we don't need four more Canada geese. :-(


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May 11, 2018 20:13 |  #18465

It took me hours to get a decent shot of this Indigo Bunting. They just love sitting higher up in trees, so it's difficult to get a clear, non-sky hole shot.


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