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Nov 24, 2019 15:36 |  #51391

Gambel's Quail...


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Nov 24, 2019 15:42 |  #51392

Mallard pair (no color added in post processing)


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Nov 24, 2019 15:55 |  #51393

fotoi wrote in post #18965395 (external link)
Mallard pair (no color added in post processing)
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Very nice shot, fotoi!


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Nov 24, 2019 16:20 |  #51394

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18965399 (external link)
Very nice shot, fotoi!

Thank you Mike!




  
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Nov 24, 2019 17:00 |  #51395

avondale87 wrote in post #18965324 (external link)
Amazing series Shalu.
A master fisherman caught in action by another master of his craft. Exceptional.

Thank you very much for your kind words, Richard!

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You post so many outstanding shots, I almost start taking them for granted, Shalu. Then I think, " how difficult would it be for me to capture images like you get?" The answer is virtually impossible. That's when I get my dose of reality. Just keep them these incredible images coming, Shalu.

Thank you very much, Mike! I appreciate your compliments.

Can it be done?


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Nov 24, 2019 17:02 |  #51396

shalu wrote in post #18965422 (external link)
Thank you very much for your kind words, Richard!

Thank you very much, Mike! I appreciate your compliments.

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Beyond words bw!

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Nov 24, 2019 19:30 as a reply to  @ post 18964068 |  #51397

Thank you, Mike.


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Nov 24, 2019 19:32 |  #51398


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Very wet Northern Cardinal.

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Nov 24, 2019 20:25 |  #51399


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Nov 24, 2019 21:07 |  #51400

Bittern (Britains Loudest Bird)

In the last few weeks I've been lucky and privileged to see Bitterns close at Westhay on Somerset levels and Slimbridge (Gloucestershire) from a hide. I've seen them several times over the years at these locations but on both of these occasions they were ridiculously close.

I read that numbers fell to below 20, 20 years ago in the UK and they have made a remarkable comeback in the UK to 162 at 78 sites.

The turnaround in the bird’s fortunes has been helped by legal protection of habitats and funding through two environmental projects under the EU Life scheme to create new reedbed area's for them to live in.

This one was so close I couldn't fit it in the frame. luckily I had time to take the Teleconverter off and get some great shots.


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Nov 24, 2019 22:59 |  #51401

Showing of his rear feathers.

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Nov 25, 2019 00:52 |  #51402

PCousins wrote in post #18965522 (external link)
Bittern (Britains Loudest Bird)

In the last few weeks I've been lucky and privileged to see Bitterns close at Westhay on Somerset levels and Slimbridge (Gloucestershire) from a hide. I've seen them several times over the years at these locations but on both of these occasions they were ridiculously close.

I read that numbers fell to below 20, 20 years ago in the UK and they have made a remarkable comeback in the UK to 162 at 78 sites.

The turnaround in the bird’s fortunes has been helped by legal protection of habitats and funding through two environmental projects under the EU Life scheme to create new reedbed area's for them to live in.

This one was so close I couldn't fit it in the frame. luckily I had time to take the Teleconverter off and get some great shots.

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Wonderful shot Mr Cousins, and so sharp.:-)
Well done.


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Nov 25, 2019 00:57 |  #51403

Ray.Petri wrote in post #18965592 (external link)
Wonderful shot Mr Cousins, and so sharp.:-)
Well done.

Thank you Ray.




  
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Nov 25, 2019 01:19 |  #51404

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Nov 25, 2019 03:42 |  #51405

Long-Billed Corella dropped by our back garden and posed nicely on the washing line.:-)

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