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Jul 11, 2019 21:56 |  #45061

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18892188 (external link)
Very nice, sharp mocker portrait, against the cool looking green background, Sibil.

Mike, I appreciate your comment.




  
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Jul 11, 2019 22:07 |  #45062

Jack Dawe wrote in post #18892200 (external link)
Juvenile Dipper.
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Terrific portrait shot of junior, Jack. Nicely posed, sharp image.


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Jul 11, 2019 22:09 |  #45063

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Nice Graham. The striking colors of this bird are amazing.


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Jul 11, 2019 22:18 |  #45064

avondale87 wrote in post #18892103 (external link)
Mike that really is very nice.
Love the composition.
The bird detailed against the reeds really shows the Egret off very nicely.

Thanks so much, Richard. Your comment points are very positive and inspiring.


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Jul 11, 2019 22:38 |  #45065

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18892261 (external link)
Nice Graham. The striking colors of this bird are amazing.

Thanks Mike, they certainly do add colour wherever they are.

It is chucking down with rain here today on a bleak as winter day. Another one of these popped up along the back fence to feed on some berries - boy did it lift my spirits.

And to think they are so common here we kinda take them for granted....


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Jul 12, 2019 01:19 |  #45066

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18891621 (external link)
Stellar shot, Shalu.

Thank you, Mike!

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Jul 12, 2019 02:50 |  #45067

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Thank you, Mike!

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Very sharp terrific image, Shalu. Really nice work here.


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Jul 12, 2019 04:33 |  #45068

Little Wattlebird ~ Anthochaera chrysoptera
It's beak and surrounds covered in pollen


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Jul 12, 2019 05:59 |  #45069

dwain1487 wrote in post #18892260 (external link)
Where are these owls from. Good picture anyway

Hi Dwain, and welcome.
When you have a question about a particular post, go to that post and click on the “quote” icon in the corner. Then type your question and hit “submit”. That way, we know which picture you are asking about. :-)


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Jul 12, 2019 07:04 |  #45070

Mallard


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Jul 12, 2019 08:19 |  #45071

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Great Egret

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Beautiful shot, Mike. Very nice background.


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Jul 12, 2019 08:23 |  #45072

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Little Wattlebird ~ Anthochaera chrysoptera
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Beautiful photo, Richard. Love the closeup and the flowers!


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Jul 12, 2019 08:40 |  #45073

One fence, three small birds. Shots were taken in a 3-minute period.

Western Bluebird

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Jul 12, 2019 09:33 |  #45074

This is why they're called "Cactus" Wrens...


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Jul 12, 2019 10:06 |  #45075

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One fence, three small birds. Shots were taken in a 3-minute period.

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Nice spot of traffic there.


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