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Mar 08, 2018 17:07 |  #15136

Always look over your shoulder if your standing on one leg.

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Mar 08, 2018 17:09 |  #15137

THis mockingbird appears every day around 6:00 PM atop the cardboard palm by my driveway. I think it feeds on the fruits down in the plant. Tonight I finally got my camera and photographed it.

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Mar 08, 2018 17:23 |  #15138

Wcube wrote in post #18580594 (external link)
Red-bellied Woodpecker

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That sure is a SHARP shot, especially since its ISO was high, plus the extender you used, etc. VERY NICE!


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Mar 08, 2018 18:20 |  #15139

Gull on lookout so cold he's gone grey.

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Mar 08, 2018 18:22 |  #15140

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An old male that I photographed a few years ago at Jones Beach.

It's a wonder he catches anything, with a strabismus like that!;-)a


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Mar 08, 2018 22:27 |  #15141

A few from today:

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) with a spider in his beak

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a Great Egret... does he see his shadow...?
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Mar 08, 2018 22:45 |  #15142

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Mar 08, 2018 23:10 |  #15143

Take a little off the top & it's a wallhanger!


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Mar 09, 2018 03:08 |  #15144

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Tricolored Heron


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Beautiful shot.

Do you have another with the head reflection in - that could look even stronger?


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Mar 09, 2018 03:56 |  #15145

Scaly-breasted Lorikeet.
Shame I cut his tail off. :oops:


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Mar 09, 2018 04:06 |  #15146

Crested Pigeon


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Mar 09, 2018 04:16 |  #15147

Spectacularly lit background. I think it's beautiful.


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Mar 09, 2018 05:36 |  #15148

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Mar 09, 2018 05:38 |  #15149

Pagman wrote in post #18580595 (external link)
Very nice.

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Mar 09, 2018 08:47 |  #15150

This Pied-billed Grebe is in full breeding plumage, he was really dark looking too, I don't believe that I have ever seen one that had as much black on him as he did.
I do have to say though, this was taken by my Nikon P900 and its contrast must be way too high for certain shots.
This almost looks like 'line work art', in a way, and all of the colors being so bland don't help it much. :)


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