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A variety, 'still' and in-flight w/ the 7DII

 
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Dec 10, 2014 22:25 |  #1

Some of the random encounters with the local regulars at the park this weekend: (clicking through shows clearer/sharper on Flickr)

Cormorant w/ a mouthful:

IMAGE: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7483/15800691110_6efde30b01_b.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/q5fE​YN  (external link) CormorantwCatfish-8869 (external link) by Guideon72 (external link), on Flickr

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He eventually choked it down...<shock>

Shovelers:

IMAGE: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7465/15801962439_2c5c96ce03_b.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/q5nb​Ug  (external link) Shovelers-9106 (external link) by Guideon72 (external link), on Flickr

Green-winged Teals:

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Trumpeter Swans IF:

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IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/qmNq​nZ  (external link) TrumpeterSwans-8813 (external link) by Guideon72 (external link), on Flickr

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Dec 11, 2014 04:10 |  #2

Well captured Eric, especially the first two.


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Dec 11, 2014 05:08 |  #3

Love the first two, great job!


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Dec 11, 2014 05:50 |  #4

Very nice set Eric. I really like the Swans and the Shovelers!


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Dec 11, 2014 07:31 |  #5

Well done Eric.


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Dec 12, 2014 00:18 |  #6

Thanks Everyone!

I was happy to have the Shovelers coming so close, and I had no idea we even HAD catfish up here; thought all we had were run-of-the-mill Carp...


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Dec 12, 2014 03:57 |  #7

A very nice set. It never ceases to amaze me just how big a fish the mergansers can get down.


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Dec 12, 2014 07:07 |  #8

Eastcoast wrote in post #17327855 (external link)
A very nice set. It never ceases to amaze me just how big a fish the mergansers can get down.

Hah! So true, John :) Thanks for looking in


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Dec 12, 2014 08:53 |  #9

Great set Eric! Would not believe the merganser could swallow such a big fish, thanks for sharing!!


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Dec 12, 2014 12:16 |  #10

Beautiful sequence Eric. It wonder that cormorant didn't sink with tat massive fish. ;)


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Dec 12, 2014 17:33 |  #11

Thanks Lester; yeah, that one put up a fight


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