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Dec 29, 2018 05:40 |  #1261

avondale87 wrote in post #18779939 (external link)
couple Sparrows having a ding-dong
it went on for about 10 minutes with Dad looking on, often remonstrating (or cheering  :p)

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Dec 29, 2018 21:11 |  #1262

Serious odd couple. The snail kites often steal snails from the limpkins. This limpkin tolerated the kite landing on the branch next to it.


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Dec 30, 2018 04:17 |  #1263

Eyes Left!!!

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A coupla bodies and a few lenses

  
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Dec 30, 2018 22:18 |  #1264

Atlantic Puffins in Newfoundland


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Dec 31, 2018 03:25 |  #1266

A male & female Australasian Grebe on the lake at the Mt Cootha Botanic Gardens in Brisbane, making it very difficult for me by placing themselves between the camera and the sun. I had to whip out the Speedlite to kick some light into the shadows.

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Dec 31, 2018 03:47 |  #1267

nardes wrote in post #18781433 (external link)
A male & female Australasian Grebe on the lake at the Mt Cootha Botanic Gardens in Brisbane, making it very difficult for me by placing themselves between the camera and the sun. I had to whip out the Speedlite to kick some light into the shadows.

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Stellar shots Dennis. Both are beautifully done, but I kinda like the 2nd shot the best.


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Dec 31, 2018 08:36 |  #1268

Enjoying their nest together

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Dec 31, 2018 10:58 |  #1270

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What did they do to get their necks that yellow?




  
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Dec 31, 2018 11:04 |  #1271

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What did they do to get their necks that yellow?

I don't know. That's just the way they look. I do know that a while back someone sprayed them with red paint and they had to be taken somewhere for rehab, but I would think they would have molted since then. After that happened, security cameras and warning signs (No Trespassing - Violators will be Prosecuted - Security Cameras in Use) were installed, so I couldn't get any closer. It was very cloudy and getting dark when I was there. Their necks look lighter when there is more sunlight, but they are definitely a different color than their bodies are.

There was more daylight for this shot, and you can see that the neck looks quite a bit lighter, but is still a different color that the body: POST 18781250.


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Dec 31, 2018 11:09 |  #1272

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I don't know. That's just the way they look. I do know that a while back someone sprayed them with red paint and they had to be taken somewhere for rehab, but I would think they would have molted since then. After that happened, security cameras and warning signs (No Trespassing - Violators will be Prosecuted - Security Cameras in Use) were installed, so I couldn't get any closer. It was very cloudy and getting dark when I was there. Their necks might look lighter in bright sunlight, but they are definitely a different color than their bodies are.

First I thought it was low standing sunlight or so but the necks differ to much from the body's. It's a shame that they have to go to those lengths to protect the birds, some people....




  
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Dec 31, 2018 11:13 |  #1273

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First I thought it was low standing sunlight or so but the necks differ to much from the body's. It's a shame that they have to go to those lengths to protect the birds, some people....

I was editing my post at the same time you were quoting it, but I added a link to a photo of one of the swans when there was more light. Not as much of a difference when there is more daylight, but still not the same color as the body. POST 18781250


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Dec 31, 2018 13:31 |  #1274

These guys took off into the sunset when it was really getting dark, but I still kind of like the way their little feet are hanging down so I thought I would post it anyway.

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Dec 31, 2018 13:34 |  #1275

Here's a pair of Sandhill Cranes about to settle for the night at the pond with all their buddies.

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