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Feb 28, 2014 13:58 |  #1

First look and listen.

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Stab at the movement and pull.

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That should make a tasty treat.

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Feb 28, 2014 14:33 |  #2

very nice pix and narration


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Feb 28, 2014 14:34 |  #3

Great series and well done Don.


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Feb 28, 2014 14:48 |  #4

Beautiful shots! Good light, sharp subject, good separation!

You don't usually think of birds as having expressive faces, but you can clearly see the look of anticipation on his face in no.1 and in no.3 he looks like the cat that swallowed the canary (I guess that's a bad example for this forum) -- if he had a tail, it would be wagging!


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Feb 28, 2014 15:12 |  #5

OK you done well,,good capture
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Feb 28, 2014 16:19 |  #6

Great set Don! I have not seen a RB eating such a big bite before.


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Feb 28, 2014 17:02 |  #7

Well done Don


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Feb 28, 2014 17:47 |  #8

CaptBob wrote in post #16724767 (external link)
very nice pix and narration

budcam wrote in post #16724772 (external link)
Great series and well done Don.

hairy_moth wrote in post #16724812 (external link)
Beautiful shots! Good light, sharp subject, good separation!

You don't usually think of birds as having expressive faces, but you can clearly see the look of anticipation on his face in no.1 and in no.3 he looks like the cat that swallowed the canary (I guess that's a bad example for this forum) -- if he had a tail, it would be wagging!

Ronnie H wrote in post #16724854 (external link)
OK you done well,,good capture
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Oldjackssparrows wrote in post #16725014 (external link)
Great set Don! I have not seen a RB eating such a big bite before.

2n10 wrote in post #16725096 (external link)
Well done Don

Thanks very much everyone.


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Mar 01, 2014 06:14 |  #9

woa .. Excellent series .. expected seeds or something .. Great catch !!!


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Mar 01, 2014 06:52 |  #10

horse51 wrote in post #16726046 (external link)
woa .. Excellent series .. expected seeds or something .. Great catch !!!

Thanks Alan.


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Mar 01, 2014 08:55 |  #11

Holy crap, I was expecting a bug! Great shots, and narration!


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Mar 01, 2014 14:50 |  #12

SJC from VT wrote in post #16726240 (external link)
Holy crap, I was expecting a bug! Great shots, and narration!

Thanks much Sandy.


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Mar 01, 2014 16:49 |  #13

Yeah very cool Don! Shish-ka-bob!


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Mar 01, 2014 18:19 |  #14

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Yeah very cool Don! Shish-ka-bob!

Thanks Craig.


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