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Tom ­ in ­ Arizona
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Jul 07, 2019 17:53 |  #44866

Gilded Flicker...


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Jul 07, 2019 19:05 |  #44867

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At risk of being repetitive, that is just beautiful Tom! :)

Lovely light, super composition, sharp sharp sharp, milky-soft background - what more could one ask for?


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Jul 07, 2019 19:25 |  #44868

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Jul 07, 2019 19:40 |  #44869

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Jul 07, 2019 19:51 |  #44870

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Jul 07, 2019 20:10 as a reply to  @ fotoi's post |  #44871

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Jul 07, 2019 20:20 |  #44872

edmidlifecrisis wrote in post #18889765 (external link)
I love these!

Thanks Ed! I could see the effect in my viewfinder but didn't expect it to be captured so nicely.


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Jul 07, 2019 20:33 |  #44873

EyeSpyEagle wrote in post #18889746 (external link)
At risk of being repetitive, that is just beautiful Tom! :)

Lovely light, super composition, sharp sharp sharp, milky-soft background - what more could one ask for?

Hi Phil...

Thank you so much for your comment. It means a lot to me.

Tom


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Jul 07, 2019 21:49 |  #44874

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Wowzer! Beautiful, Shalu.


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Jul 07, 2019 22:19 |  #44875

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Bushtit

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Two beautifully photographed birds Shalu.
Love the Bushtit. Very nice.

The Bishop's are very pretty and colourful. (Hadn't realised they're imports according to Google)

Love the composition of both.



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Jul 07, 2019 23:09 |  #44876

Nuthatch, One of those shots where you just focus on the stick sooner or later the bird will land on it.


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Jul 07, 2019 23:18 |  #44877

I'm use to seeing these treecreepers upside down or only usually get their backs as they hop up the trees. This one was happy to pose.

A very well camouflaged bird.


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Jul 07, 2019 23:35 |  #44878

Another Arctic Tern. Rather foolishly, I crouched down to try to get a lower angle shot and immediately the bird attacked me. Its mate was on a nest a few feet away and it obviously considered me a danger. My bad. I should have anticipated that.


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Jul 07, 2019 23:48 |  #44879

BlueTraveler wrote in post #18889439 (external link)
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Very nice, Mike. The blue sky peeking thru looks very cool. We have a good number of black phoebes in my area. I really enjoy watching them.

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fotoi...you truly are a master at capturing birds in the most beautiful water situations. This common ol' coot (mudhen) looks really cool in this buttery, swirling, golden water.

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This is the original. I thought the orange in the channel marker sign would be distracting so I tried to change it to a more neutral color. On second thought maybe I should have left the sign intact.

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Love this shot, Bob. Nicely done. On my screen the first shot appeared a bit over sharpened, whereas this one appears perfect.

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Thank you very much, Mike!

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Terrific shot, Shalu, but it appears as though he's a bit peod at you.:-P :p

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I love this one, Phil. The rusty old barbed-wire, and the spider webs make for a neat setting.

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Gilded Flicker...


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Perfect, Tom.

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Absolutely beautiful, Shalu!!


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Jul 08, 2019 00:48 |  #44880

Stunning capture, Rob.


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