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Apr 07, 2018 17:58 |  #16531

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Apr 07, 2018 18:30 |  #16532

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Apr 07, 2018 19:26 |  #16533

The supremely high level of quality in this thread never ceases to amaze me. Always a joy viewing the beautiful shots you all capture. Hope everyone is having a good time and enjoying life!

Spring migration is just getting started here, I'm thoroughly loving being outside and seeing the visitors stopping in. Just want to share some of the shots I've taken over the past two months, hope you enjoy!

The first migrant warbler, a Palm Warbler:

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Wilson's Snipe:

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Chipping Sparrow:

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Apr 07, 2018 20:08 |  #16534

A male Red Junglefowl. I saw quite a few of these when I was in Singapore recently and apparently they are all wild birds. I feel almost embarrassed to have to add them to my world list - alongside Turkey, Guinea Fowl and a few other delicacies. Still, he's a very handsome bird.


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Apr 07, 2018 22:15 |  #16535

A rather bizarre and somewhat grotesque-looking bird with red and blue patches of skin and a hardened "horn" on its head. My wife and I saw this and other guineafowl in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden located in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Apr 07, 2018 22:31 |  #16536

MatthewK wrote in post #18602113 (external link)
The supremely high level of quality in this thread never ceases to amaze me. Always a joy viewing the beautiful shots you all capture. Hope everyone is having a good time and enjoying life!

Spring migration is just getting started here, I'm thoroughly loving being outside and seeing the visitors stopping in. Just want to share some of the shots I've taken over the past two months, hope you enjoy!

The first migrant warbler, a Palm Warbler:

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Wilson's Snipe:

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Hooded Merganser:

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Chipping Sparrow:

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Eastern Towhee:

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Great series! Great Snipe, well all great but my one and only Wilsons Snipe sucks :)
Spring migration! Driving into the hospital tonight I could not turn on high-beams, snowing so hard.


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Apr 07, 2018 23:48 |  #16537

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Apr 08, 2018 02:54 |  #16538

Changin it up, don't usually photo these guys:


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Apr 08, 2018 03:22 |  #16539

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Apr 08, 2018 03:23 |  #16540

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Apr 08, 2018 05:32 |  #16541

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Apr 08, 2018 09:27 |  #16543

These guys allowed me to get pretty close.


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Apr 08, 2018 09:38 |  #16545

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