Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Birds 
Thread started 24 Feb 2011 (Thursday) 14:50
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

POST YOUR BIRDS IN FLIGHT !!!

 
shalu
The Bird Whisperer
Avatar
3,640 posts
Gallery: 2569 photos
Best ofs: 17
Likes: 76490
Joined Sep 2017
Location: Los Altos, California
     
Jan 02, 2020 04:10 |  #21346

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18984525 (external link)
Wonderful capture, Shalu!!

Thank you very much, Mike!

Pacific golden plover


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Facebook (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
Itsed65
Goldmember
Avatar
4,641 posts
Gallery: 1940 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 51577
Joined Jan 2010
Location: Hercules, CA
     
Jan 02, 2020 11:53 |  #21347

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49313239236_9521f61f7d_h.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2i8D​eYG  (external link)
White-tailed Kite 134 (external link) by lennycarl08 (external link), on Flickr

Fuji XT-2, XT-3, Sony A7RIV, A9 and RX10 MK IV
My Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Lame-Duck
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
17,927 posts
Gallery: 775 photos
Likes: 35923
Joined Jul 2006
Location: Fresno, California
     
Jan 02, 2020 14:17 |  #21348

shalu wrote in post #18984688 (external link)
Thank you very much, Mike!

Pacific golden plover
thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by shalu in
./showthread.php?p=189​84688&i=i215854595
forum: Birds

Absolutely outstanding, Shalu!! It's so sharp and the background is terrific.


LD, or Mike
Often mistaken, but never in doubt.

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Bill ­ in ­ Texas
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
6,238 posts
Gallery: 13 photos
Likes: 81984
Joined Mar 2014
Location: Brazos Co. Texas
Post edited over 1 year ago by Bill in Texas.
     
Jan 02, 2020 14:45 |  #21349

Edit, 1-3: I've been informed that this is actually a sharp-shinned hawk, not a Cooper's.

Cooper's hawk in my backyard. Rainy day.

IMAGE: https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-bd3twTw/0/4fd4a19a/X3/i-bd3twTw-X3.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://photos.smugmug​.com …i-bd3twTw-X3.jpg&lb=1&s=A  (external link) on Smugmug

IMAGE: https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-qv5cCGD/0/382fe83a/X3/i-qv5cCGD-X3.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://photos.smugmug​.com …i-qv5cCGD-X3.jpg&lb=1&s=A  (external link) on Smugmug

Bill being Smug (external link)
Sony a7, a7RIII, a9, a6400, Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD, Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS, Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens, Tamron 70-180mm, F2.8 Di III VXD, Sony E 70-350mm f/4.5-6.3 G OSS, Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS, Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6,3 GM OSS, Sony 1.4x teleconverter

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
meno222
Member
Avatar
193 posts
Gallery: 25 photos
Likes: 1173
Joined May 2005
     
Jan 02, 2020 15:03 |  #21350

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49296897732_7db09792fc_c.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2i7c​udC  (external link) IMG_0093 (external link) by Manuel De La Paz (external link), on Flickr

6D
ef 200mm 2.8 ver.1/sigma 100-300mm F4 /yn468 speedlight/canon 1.4 tc

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
robamy
Goldmember
Avatar
3,969 posts
Gallery: 17 photos
Likes: 54355
Joined Oct 2008
Location: Chepachet, RI
     
Jan 02, 2020 15:57 |  #21351

Sweet click


flickr https://www.flickr.com​/photos/robamyphotos/ (external link)
Instagram #RobAmyNature
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.co​m …/UCXHzc4eU2AfHU​CuGW31GNdA (external link)
Vimeo https://vimeo.com/roba​myvideos (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
robamy
Goldmember
Avatar
3,969 posts
Gallery: 17 photos
Likes: 54355
Joined Oct 2008
Location: Chepachet, RI
     
Jan 02, 2020 15:58 |  #21352

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49318657312_7a47c17f96_h.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2i98​1zN  (external link) Ibis landing (external link) by A & R Photography (external link), on Flickr

flickr https://www.flickr.com​/photos/robamyphotos/ (external link)
Instagram #RobAmyNature
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.co​m …/UCXHzc4eU2AfHU​CuGW31GNdA (external link)
Vimeo https://vimeo.com/roba​myvideos (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Lame-Duck
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
17,927 posts
Gallery: 775 photos
Likes: 35923
Joined Jul 2006
Location: Fresno, California
     
Jan 02, 2020 23:03 |  #21353

Very nicely captured, Rob.


LD, or Mike
Often mistaken, but never in doubt.

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Tronhard
Senior Member
Avatar
646 posts
Gallery: 302 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 2482
Joined Jan 2020
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
     
Jan 02, 2020 23:33 |  #21354

In Auckland, at a place on the West Coast called Muriwai is a gannet colony, arguably the closest and most convenient colony for visiting in the world. The colony exists on a headland, a few hundred metres from a car park and with an excellent cafe not much further - always an important consideration for the keen bird photographer...

The gannets come in from August and breed for the next couple of months. An egg takes about 44 days to mature, and there is only one. These are among the largest sea birds on the planet, with wingspans of up to 2m across. They nest until early February and the nestlings take their first flight - or over 2,000km to Australia, where they live for some years before returning to breed.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
We aren't remembered for the gear we use, rather the quality of the images we create. Me...
Trevor

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Kevin_Chen1537
Member
80 posts
Gallery: 71 photos
Likes: 1162
Joined Oct 2019
Location: Republic of Taiwan
     
Jan 02, 2020 23:40 |  #21355

Sunset


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Lame-Duck
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
17,927 posts
Gallery: 775 photos
Likes: 35923
Joined Jul 2006
Location: Fresno, California
     
Jan 03, 2020 00:07 |  #21356

Tronhard wrote in post #18985268 (external link)
In Auckland, at a place on the West Coast called Muriwai is a gannet colony, arguably the closest and most convenient colony for visiting in the world. The colony exists on a headland, a few hundred metres from a car park and with an excellent cafe not much further - always an important consideration for the keen bird photographer...

The gannets come in from August and breed for the next couple of months. An egg takes about 44 days to mature, and there is only one. These are among the largest sea birds on the planet, with wingspans of up to 2m across. They nest until early February and the nestlings take their first flight - or over 2,000km to Australia, where they live for some years before returning to breed.


thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by Tronhard in
./showthread.php?p=189​85268&i=i153933018
forum: Birds

thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by Tronhard in
./showthread.php?p=189​85268&i=i264004650
forum: Birds

These are both very nice flight shots, Tronhard. I especially like the first image.


LD, or Mike
Often mistaken, but never in doubt.

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pippan
Goldmember
Avatar
3,361 posts
Gallery: 323 photos
Likes: 6175
Joined Oct 2015
Location: Darwin, Straya
     
Jan 03, 2020 00:12 |  #21357

Tronhard wrote in post #18985268 (external link)
... the nestlings take their first flight - or over 2,000km to Australia, where they live for some years before returning to breed.

Sounds like a lot of New Zealanders! :)


Be the person your dog thinks you are.

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
robamy
Goldmember
Avatar
3,969 posts
Gallery: 17 photos
Likes: 54355
Joined Oct 2008
Location: Chepachet, RI
     
Jan 03, 2020 04:18 |  #21358

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49321118291_877976f1c1_h.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2i9k​C9t  (external link) Follow the leader (external link) by A & R Photography (external link), on Flickr

flickr https://www.flickr.com​/photos/robamyphotos/ (external link)
Instagram #RobAmyNature
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.co​m …/UCXHzc4eU2AfHU​CuGW31GNdA (external link)
Vimeo https://vimeo.com/roba​myvideos (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Tronhard
Senior Member
Avatar
646 posts
Gallery: 302 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 2482
Joined Jan 2020
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
     
Jan 03, 2020 13:07 |  #21359

Mooned by a Golden Eagle.

I don't think there is a category for this one: I had not realized Eagles wore pantaloons! :)


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
We aren't remembered for the gear we use, rather the quality of the images we create. Me...
Trevor

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Itsed65
Goldmember
Avatar
4,641 posts
Gallery: 1940 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 51577
Joined Jan 2010
Location: Hercules, CA
     
Jan 03, 2020 15:36 |  #21360

Hovering while looking for the next meal

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49319771227_1c6d14a28a_h.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2i9d​HHe  (external link)
Looking for Supper (external link) by lennycarl08 (external link), on Flickr

Fuji XT-2, XT-3, Sony A7RIV, A9 and RX10 MK IV
My Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

7,081,194 views & 275,633 likes for this thread
POST YOUR BIRDS IN FLIGHT !!!
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Birds 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is Sonechka
847 guests, 187 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.