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TedEllis
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Apr 28, 2018 15:05 |  #17596

Glossy Ibis. One of my favorite birds.


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Apr 28, 2018 15:09 |  #17597

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Matt,both birds are stunners,and I adore your burning ember description.....but that grosbeak floats my boat,that is a seriously lovely image for me. The colour and light and detail of the brid compliments the bkg so well,cracking mate,loved seeing this. I don't actually know of either bird species, what a cool way to be educated huh;-)a

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Profound compliments, thank you very much!

The morning light is just buttery, and if you’re lucky enough to have a brilliantly colored bird pose for you in said light, it’s a rare day indeed.


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It’s going to be deflating going back to my regular stomping ground, as this place is just teaming with “exotic” species that seem to beg to be photographed :p

This is from later in the day, so light not anywhere near as nice... a Female Orchard Oriole:


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Apr 28, 2018 15:12 as a reply to  @ TedEllis's post |  #17598

Wow, what a gorgeous bird. Check out that feather coloring... You’ve made me a fan too, Ted.




  
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Apr 28, 2018 15:20 |  #17599

Not a lot of colorful birds where I live.


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Apr 28, 2018 16:32 |  #17600

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Not a lot of colorful birds where I live.


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Apr 28, 2018 16:53 as a reply to  @ Pondrader's post |  #17601

Thanks, I live in the Mojave desert, most of the animals here are not very colorful. My brother is trying to convince me to move up north, he has lots of animals I would like at his Wyoming place.




  
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Apr 28, 2018 19:29 |  #17602

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Nice shots, but is there something wrong with its left eye? The right one in the first shot looks different...

Yes which is why I had trouble identifying it in earlier postings. Initially I only got shots of it's left side and I thought it was just an orange patch. This is the first shot I ever took of it and you can see how it's eye could lead to confusion over ID. I think it may just have scratched it on a branch or similar

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Apr 28, 2018 19:37 |  #17603

A Hawk getting high.


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Apr 28, 2018 19:44 |  #17604

Wood Duck

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Apr 28, 2018 20:05 |  #17605

Amazing sharpness for a 600mm low priced zoom.




  
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Apr 28, 2018 21:03 |  #17606

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Amazing sharpness for a 600mm low priced zoom.

You don't have to spend a fortune to get great results. It's wise money spent.


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Apr 28, 2018 21:53 |  #17607

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Apr 28, 2018 22:46 |  #17609

I've been admiring the snowy owl images here for the last several years. I heard about one that was in my area this winter near a highway and was finally able to get a good photo of it. It was perched on a sign and the image is crooked, but I will take it as a first for me.

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