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May 17, 2018 04:15 |  #18692

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Beautiful Flicker Melissa!

Thank you! :-)


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May 17, 2018 06:32 |  #18693

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...?

You have to collect up a wack of um Kate.  :p


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May 17, 2018 08:23 |  #18694

Pax2You wrote in post #18626951 (external link)
Awesome!

Thanks for the comment!
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May 17, 2018 08:23 |  #18695

Jack Dawe wrote in post #18626973 (external link)
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.

Thanks for the comment!
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May 17, 2018 09:14 |  #18696

Hutton's Shearwater. It's not razor sharp, but I was on a small boat that was bobbing up and down somewhat. The bird was very close and accurate framing was impossible. I've had to crop this shot on both the right and bottom to bring the bird more to the centre.


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May 17, 2018 11:19 |  #18697

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<snip>The only flower in the entire yard.<snip>
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We grow Pulmonaria, too, but the only hummers it attracts are bees!


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May 17, 2018 11:28 |  #18698

Two years of stalking the pair in my own backyard, finally getting some images of the chick. This was a long wait!! I think it was worth it, I like this one! 7DII plus EF 300mm 2.8 ii plus 2.0 TC @600mm

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May 17, 2018 11:30 |  #18699

Trik wrote in post #18627277 (external link)
We grow Pulmonaria, too, but the only hummers it attracts are bees!

Its the only thing that has any kind of a bloom on it here kate. only a few days ago it was under a foot of snow


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May 17, 2018 11:41 |  #18700

Prothonotary Warbler


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May 17, 2018 11:42 |  #18701

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Prothonotary Warbler

Excellent shot of a pretty bird Doc. Only got a female this year during migration.


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May 17, 2018 11:43 |  #18702

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May 17, 2018 11:45 |  #18703

edmidlifecrisis wrote in post #18627288 (external link)
Two years of stalking the pair in my own backyard, finally getting some images of the chick. This was a long wait!! I think it was worth it, I like this one! 7DII plus EF 300mm 2.8 ii plus 2.0 TC @600mm

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May 17, 2018 11:46 |  #18704

Will in Tejas wrote in post #18627299 (external link)
Excellent shot of a pretty bird Doc. Only got a female this year during migration.

Thanks Bill.


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May 17, 2018 11:53 as a reply to  @ edmidlifecrisis's post |  #18705

Congrats! Nice work!!!!

This is one of the reasons why I love birds/wildlife, because it's not just another photoshop contest that is most landscapes. The moments happen and then they are gone, they're strived for, chased, and among many disappointments and frustrations, enduring perseverence leads to a victory like this!




  
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