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Sep 16, 2022 19:05 |  #4801

shooz wrote in post #19425902 (external link)
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Male Bobolink

Excellent capture! I'd be happy to get a shot of one sitting still.


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Sep 16, 2022 19:06 |  #4802

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Hummingbird nabs a bug.

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Talk about perfect timing. Nice one!


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Sep 16, 2022 19:07 |  #4803

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Cooper's Hawk

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Excellent grab of this adult Cooper's, Mike! For whatever reason, I tend to see mostly juvies, so it was especially nice to see the adult so well displayed in flight.




  
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Sep 16, 2022 19:28 |  #4804

shooz wrote in post #19425902 (external link)
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Male Bobolink

Terrific flight shot of the male Bobolink, Dave! You definitely nailed this one.

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Outstanding capture, Manny! It's not often we see sharp photos of hummers with captured insects.

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Delightful capture of an osprey with prey, Joe! Very nicely done.


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Sep 16, 2022 19:28 |  #4805

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Nice close up and detail on this guy LD. Good reactions to nab him, they often fly low and fast.

Thank you very much, EB. They definitely do fly low and fast. That's why I have so few decent captures.:-(

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Nice capture!

Thank you, sogs!

steveb108 wrote in post #19426044 (external link)
Excellent grab of this adult Cooper's, Mike! For whatever reason, I tend to see mostly juvies, so it was especially nice to see the adult so well displayed in flight.

Many, many thanks, Steve! I always appreciate your very kind comments. Like you, most of my captures are also of juvies. When I manage to get an adult, I usually have a little celebratory shot of whisky (at home) to celebrate. I'm still on the same original little bottle I started with many years ago.:lol:


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Sep 16, 2022 19:32 |  #4806

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Excellent captures!

Thankyou sogs, really appreciate the comment. I've had a lot of fun watching these guys.


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Sep 16, 2022 20:11 |  #4807

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19426053 (external link)
Outstanding capture, Manny! It's not often we see sharp photos of hummers with captured insects.

Thank you very much Mike!


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Sep 16, 2022 22:46 |  #4808

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Sep 17, 2022 09:38 |  #4809

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Cooper's Hawk

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Very nice~ Love the underside color patterns!


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Sep 17, 2022 13:32 |  #4810

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Sep 17, 2022 15:17 |  #4811

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Talk about perfect timing. Nice one!

Thanks very much, sogs!


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Sep 17, 2022 15:56 |  #4812

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Very nice~ Love the underside color patterns!

Thank you Ed. Your kind compliment is much appreciated.


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Sep 17, 2022 17:27 |  #4813

Blue-winged Teal (drake)

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Sep 17, 2022 18:00 |  #4814

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Blue-winged Teal (drake)

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Mike, I like both your Great Egret and Teal shots. But I have a thing for Teal BIFs and yours is so striking for its color, sharpness and sense of motion. So well done!

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Sep 17, 2022 18:06 |  #4815

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Blue-winged Teal (drake)

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Excellent Teal shot Mike. Teals are one of my favourites for sure.


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