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Jan 12, 2017 14:53 |  #1

I showed up while he was eating breakfast. Taken at Anahuac NWR

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Jan 12, 2017 15:51 |  #2

Great shots Bill. The light and setting are really nice.


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Jan 12, 2017 16:17 |  #3

those are really nice Bill, thanks for sharing


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Jan 12, 2017 16:35 |  #4

Nighthound wrote in post #18242369 (external link)
Great shots Bill. The light and setting are really nice.

trmwf wrote in post #18242390 (external link)
those are really nice Bill, thanks for sharing

Steve and Mike, thanks for the nice comments.


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Jan 12, 2017 17:40 |  #5

For your first, you really got lucky! Great shots Bill!


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Jan 12, 2017 17:54 as a reply to  @ SJC from VT's post |  #6

It was busy eating when I first saw it so maybe that slowed it down. Thanks for the comments.


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Jan 12, 2017 18:53 |  #7

Very nice shots.




  
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Jan 12, 2017 19:23 |  #8

Wow!! Nice work Bill. These are special.


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Jan 12, 2017 22:03 |  #9

Excellent shooting Bill! Well done. I don't see many Merlins around and when I do they're usually very skittish.


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Jan 13, 2017 04:59 |  #10

Thanks for the comments, very much appreciated.


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Jan 13, 2017 08:16 |  #11

Congratulations! Dandy shots here, Will. Could you send him on down my way? ߘ


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Jan 13, 2017 15:25 as a reply to  @ ardeekay's post |  #12

Thank you Rog. From my understanding he tends to have a mind of his own. ;-)a


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Jan 14, 2017 08:48 |  #13

Awesome encounter! Well done!


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Jan 14, 2017 15:32 |  #14

I agree - awesome shots and awesome bird . sorta jealous though


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Jan 14, 2017 16:08 |  #15

kosin wrote in post #18244046 (external link)
Awesome encounter! Well done!

CaptBob wrote in post #18244397 (external link)
I agree - awesome shots and awesome bird . sorta jealous though

Thanks gentlemen.


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