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Jun 04, 2017 00:34 |  #1

So far this is the best opportunity I've had to photograph one of these guys.

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Yellow-billed cuckoo--Coccyzus americanus (external link) by D Zachary Phipps (external link) on Flickr

and the parting shot...

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Jun 04, 2017 07:46 |  #2

I'm sure they are a tough bird to find and to photograph. We have the Black-billed in our neck of the woods, but we generally only hear them. Well done.


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Jun 06, 2017 15:26 |  #3

Very nice set Zach. I've yet to get good shots showing this bird's tail. Well done.


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Jun 06, 2017 15:40 |  #4

CDMOOSE wrote in post #18370545 (external link)
I'm sure they are a tough bird to find and to photograph. We have the Black-billed in our neck of the woods, but we generally only hear them. Well done.


Nighthound wrote in post #18372523 (external link)
Very nice set Zach. I've yet to get good shots showing this bird's tail. Well done.

Thanks guys.


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Jun 07, 2017 03:55 |  #5

Ha, looks like he mooned you in the last shot.:-D Nicely done, Zach.


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Jun 07, 2017 13:22 |  #6

Great captures Zach


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