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Apr 10, 2018 22:00 |  #16711

bidkev wrote in post #18604167 (external link)
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I'm posting 'em all because I took 6 shots and got 6 keepers :-) I was stumbling over oyster beds with a lens that many reviewers say is soft wide open and soft at the long end. Well I'm sorry, but I must have got an exceptional one! :-) OK, it ain't the Canon 100-400mkll but for a lens that cost me A$400 new, I think I'll keep it :-)

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Well done Kev! Not fun walking on oysers, worse fun putting a hand forcefully down on them :)


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Apr 10, 2018 22:02 |  #16712

Got me thinking back.
I did get an eagle-owl, Verreaux's Eagle Owl.
First one watching me take an outside shower-

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Second in a tree looking at another eagle-owl-

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Apr 10, 2018 22:19 |  #16713

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Apr 10, 2018 22:27 |  #16714

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18604301 (external link)
Sibil please ID this one, a beauty, and quite unique to me.

My knowledge of birds is very limited, but I believe it is called Red-whiskered Bulbul.




  
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Apr 10, 2018 22:28 |  #16715

Sibil wrote in post #18604319 (external link)
My knowledge of birds is very limited, but I believe it is called Red-whiskered Bulbul.

Same here Sibil, thanks :)


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Apr 10, 2018 22:33 |  #16716

Pax2You wrote in post #18604297 (external link)
Right, so this is a female Bald Eagle in the nest. Don't see it? I've included a 100% crop :lol:
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Great find.
We have a BE living about 4 miles from us. Closest one can get though is almost 200 yards :(


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Apr 10, 2018 23:59 |  #16717

Snail Kite.

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Apr 11, 2018 00:18 |  #16718

Phalacrocoracidae

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Apr 11, 2018 00:19 |  #16719

Archibald wrote in post #18604169 (external link)
You don't sound sorry! Great shots!

Thanks Archie, and no, I'm not. First day out with it my shots were all over the place and I'm still trying to figure out why 'cause I'm quite happy with the lens now.


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Apr 11, 2018 00:22 |  #16720

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18604308 (external link)
Well done Kev! Not fun walking on oysers, worse fun putting a hand forcefully down on them :)

Thanks Doc. I tripped a few years back and I've still got the scars on my fingers and knees.


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Apr 11, 2018 03:36 |  #16721

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Apr 11, 2018 04:23 |  #16722

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Northern Pygmy Owl, taken a few weeks ago.

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Apr 11, 2018 04:26 |  #16723

bidkev wrote in post #18604167 (external link)
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I'm posting 'em all because I took 6 shots and got 6 keepers :-) I was stumbling over oyster beds with a lens that many reviewers say is soft wide open and soft at the long end. Well I'm sorry, but I must have got an exceptional one! :-) OK, it ain't the Canon 100-400mkll but for a lens that cost me A$400 new, I think I'll keep it :-)

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https://flic.kr/p/25YN​TaT (external link)Australian Pied Oystercatcher (2) (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

https://flic.kr/p/24BB​s1e (external link)Australian Pied Oystercatcher (1) (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

They look great, fine details and well captured...




  
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Apr 11, 2018 04:40 |  #16724

Beautiful hawk Rob!


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Apr 11, 2018 04:53 |  #16725

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18604430 (external link)
Beautiful hawk Rob!

Thank you Robert


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