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Nov 16, 2018 04:57 |  #13756

Red kite on the run in.....

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Nov 16, 2018 11:22 |  #13757

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Red kite on the run in.....

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Nov 16, 2018 12:07 |  #13758

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Pag...I'm more in the middle of the state between the two major fires. It's the smoke that's a problem here. We are getting it day after day with no relief. Zero wind to blow it out. I sure do feel bad for the huge number of people that have lost everything in those fires (8,800 structures destroyed so far, 50 people have died).


Sorry to hear that hope it all sorts its self out - stay safe.

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Nov 16, 2018 12:27 |  #13759

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18752369 (external link)
Very nice capture, Sid.

Thanks Mike :)




  
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Nov 16, 2018 12:34 |  #13760

Pagman wrote in post #18751823 (external link)
Someone mention gulls.

I heard that, too.

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Nov 16, 2018 12:46 |  #13761

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Typical seagull. Boring to most I guess but here in the sticks we have nothing like these-

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Nov 16, 2018 12:46 |  #13762

Pagman wrote in post #18752382 (external link)
Sorry to hear that hope it all sorts its self out - stay safe.

P.

In my area, we'll all be fine, but so many folks lost everything. I just can't imagine how so many thousands of people will be able to start over when the process is sooo slow. Fortunately, most of us lucky ones can help with donations of all kinds. It will eventually sort itself out, but it's going to take a lot of time.


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Nov 16, 2018 12:47 |  #13763

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I heard that, too.
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Nice capture, Sibil.


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Nov 16, 2018 12:50 |  #13764

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18751473 (external link)
Beautiful wigeon shot, Shalu.

Thank you very much, Mike!

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10 star and congratulations on the FE400!!!!

Thank you very much, Robert! I am loving the lens, though it is heavier than I am used to.




  
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Nov 16, 2018 12:50 |  #13765

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18752406 (external link)
Nice capture, Sibil.

Thanks, Mike :-)




  
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Nov 16, 2018 12:56 |  #13766

Tri-colored heron


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Nov 16, 2018 13:01 |  #13767

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Awesome flight shot, Shalu. I have a question. You live in Los Altos, CA...Where the heck to you fine Tri-colored herons?


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Nov 16, 2018 13:49 |  #13768

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Awesome flight shot, Shalu. I have a question. You live in Los Altos, CA...Where the heck to you fine Tri-colored herons?

Thank you, Mike! This is an older picture from my trip to Florida Everglades last December. See I still used my old Canon camera and lens, not the new toy Sony A9 :-P:lol:




  
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Nov 16, 2018 14:01 |  #13769

shalu wrote in post #18752456 (external link)
Thank you, Mike! This is an older picture from my trip to Florida Everglades last December. See I still used my old Canon camera and lens, not the new toy Sony A9 :-P:lol:

OK...I get the picture now.  :p: I'll tell ya one thing. That older rig of yours sure does a nice job!! Of course, the guy behind the camera has a little to do with it too. :-P :lol:


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Nov 16, 2018 14:15 |  #13770

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OK...I get the picture now.  :p: I'll tell ya one thing. That older rig of yours sure does a nice job!! Of course, the guy behind the camera has a little to do with it too. :-P :lol:

Thank you, Mike. It is all about keeper rate. With my old rig, I can get some sharp pictures, but percentage was much lower.
That 55-250mm STM is a great beginner bird/wildlife lens. Very cheap, super lightweight, quiet and fast AF, sharp for the price, it got me into bird photography.




  
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