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May 16, 2018 16:20 |  #18676

Another Black-tailed godwit from me. I love shooting them in the field.


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May 16, 2018 17:50 |  #18677

Barbecue Hummer mini challenge.. Don't burn your Steak's
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Thermometer was Oc this morn.. said 32c on the deck right now.


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May 16, 2018 18:10 |  #18678

Pondrader wrote in post #18626923 (external link)
Barbecue Hummer mini challenge.. Don't burn your Steak's
Back lit with a touch of hickory smoke.

Thermometer was Oc this morn.. said 32c on the deck right now.
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Very well controlled lighting for backlit shots. Did you use flash at all?


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May 16, 2018 18:29 |  #18679

Pondrader wrote in post #18626923 (external link)
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Not a lot of meat on 'em, I reckon!  :p

I was surprised to see that you have hummers in Ontario, although, come to think of it, I do recall seeing a film about one species that migrates so far north : it always arrives before the flowers are out, but uses the sap wells drilled by sapsuckers in the meantime - I think...?


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May 16, 2018 18:46 |  #18680

Barn Swallow

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May 16, 2018 18:47 |  #18681

Pondrader wrote in post #18626923 (external link)
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Very shots Jeff.


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May 16, 2018 18:53 |  #18682

Jack Dawe wrote in post #18626930 (external link)
Very well controlled lighting for backlit shots. Did you use flash at all?

No sir Jack.. I never use flash for anything.. Don't even own one.


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May 16, 2018 18:55 |  #18683

Trik wrote in post #18626938 (external link)
Not a lot of meat on 'em, I reckon!  :p

I was surprised to see that you have hummers in Ontario, although, come to think of it, I do recall seeing a film about one species that migrates so far north : it always arrives before the flowers are out, but uses the sap wells drilled by sapsuckers in the meantime - I think...?

And saps like me who put the feeder out even though its below freezing some nights.


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May 16, 2018 18:57 |  #18684

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Very shots Jeff.

Thanks Bill.. There are two and their fighting like mad to claim the feeder. right down on the ground fighting.


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May 16, 2018 18:59 as a reply to  @ post 18626216 |  #18685

Beautiful Flicker Melissa!


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May 16, 2018 19:02 |  #18686

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Awesome!


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May 16, 2018 19:42 |  #18687

He kept "cawing" my name, so I took his picture.


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May 16, 2018 20:08 |  #18688

Trik wrote in post #18626938 (external link)
Not a lot of meat on 'em, I reckon!  :p

I was surprised to see that you have hummers in Ontario, although, come to think of it, I do recall seeing a film about one species that migrates so far north : it always arrives before the flowers are out, but uses the sap wells drilled by sapsuckers in the meantime - I think...?

Spot on, Kate. These Ruby-throated Hummers must be hardy little things.


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May 16, 2018 20:10 |  #18689

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Great shot, Hammy. I love how your Barn Swallows have these orangey-buff underparts. Ours in the UK are exactly the same species but are just white below.


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May 16, 2018 20:11 |  #18690

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No sir Jack.. I never use flash for anything.. Don't even own one.

Good-oh. Now I don't feel so bad for not having one myself! :) Now I just need to get halfway near your standard.

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That's magic. Love the background colour.


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