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Feb 20, 2018 15:06 |  #14581

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We were lucky enough to find a nest quite low down a couple of years ago. The parents were feeding young and, as it was by a well-used path, they were fairly used to people so, although they were wary, we kept our distance and got some good shots. Good luck!

I am really not that familiar with them at all, I rarely see them, but you seem to be really lucky to have seen a nest. :)
I used to have a cabin on a lake years ago, I saw these ALL of the time, they drove me crazy with their weird sounding voice, I hated them for waking me up while I was in my hammock.
Now, I can't believe I am the same person, of course I didn't shoot birds.


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Feb 20, 2018 15:26 |  #14582

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Feb 20, 2018 16:42 |  #14584

Couple enjoying the sun down by the river.

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Feb 20, 2018 17:44 |  #14585

Grey dove (I think) from half a block away.

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Feb 20, 2018 17:52 |  #14586

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Grey dove (I think) from half a block away.

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If that is a half a block away that is pretty danged good! That looks as good as anything I shoot up close. :)


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Feb 20, 2018 17:57 |  #14587

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If that is a half a block away that is pretty danged good! That looks as good as anything I shoot up close. :)


Its from about 500 feet its at 246mm but including the camera crop fov value - that makes it 492mm eqv in 35mm format, ontop of that I cropped the shot about 50 percent.

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Feb 20, 2018 18:10 |  #14588

So! - I felt like I was being watched......

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Feb 20, 2018 18:12 |  #14589

Pagman wrote in post #18568547 (external link)
Its from about 500 feet its at 246mm but including the camera crop fov value - that makes it 492mm eqv in 35mm format, ontop of that I cropped the shot about 50 percent.

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However far it is, it's quality looking. It looks like it'd be a LOT closer. :)


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Feb 20, 2018 18:31 |  #14590

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Grey dove (I think) from half a block away.
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Is that like our Collared Dove? Quiet, but rather banshee-like, call when they are flying...?


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Feb 20, 2018 18:34 |  #14591

New Zealand pigeon, kererū

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Feb 20, 2018 18:49 |  #14592

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However far it is, it's quality looking. It looks like it'd be a LOT closer. :)


Thank you for that:-)

Im quite impressed with this little Oly E-M1 seems to have some good detail.

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Feb 20, 2018 18:50 |  #14593

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Is that like our Collared Dove? Quiet, but rather banshee-like, call when they are flying...?


Yeah I think they are similar (might be wrong though)

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Feb 20, 2018 19:37 |  #14594

The snowy owls are still hanging in north-central WA. The sun was long gone on the 2nd one so shot at brutal ISO levels and 10F with a stiff wind, but still grateful for the opportunity to see these beautiful emissaries from the Arctic. They will soon be gone.


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Feb 20, 2018 19:56 |  #14595

I don't have a beautiful snowy owl like the one above this, but I do have an O.K. looking snowy egret! :)

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