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Nov 23, 2022 17:59 |  #20491

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Nov 23, 2022 18:01 |  #20492

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Nov 23, 2022 18:56 |  #20493

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Very nice--beautiful photo--Paul


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Nov 23, 2022 21:01 |  #20494

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Nice pic. I believe it to be a Female Lesser Scaup though.




  
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Nov 23, 2022 22:11 |  #20495

A frisky little Egret

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Nov 23, 2022 22:27 |  #20496

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19449259 (external link)
Both of these duck shots are very nicely captured, Steve! We've had a major influx of Ruddy Ducks (and others) in my area. The San Joaquin Valley (where I live) holds many thousands of both ducks and geese.

Thanks, Mike! That sounds great. While we've had some migrants, we haven't had a major influx yet. Then again, we had pretty warm weather until a few days ago.




  
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Nov 23, 2022 23:51 |  #20497

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Gorgeous capture, RAL! What a beautiful bird.

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White pelican on an overcast, hazy day. Happy Thanksgiving! Don't eat too much bird
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Two nice white pelican captures, Kirk!

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Little owl (Athene noctua) in the rain

What a great shot, Vassilis! Definitely an intense stare!

paul katinas wrote in post #19449342 (external link)
Thank you for that kindly compliment Mike.

Those long, dark, bitter cold, northern wintry days can sure drive a person buggy.
I set-up a remote flash on a tripod and positioned it in front of our old Apple tree.
I shot from about 17 feet (5 meters) away with a remote flash trigger.
This set-up allowed me to increase the shutter speed to 3200 (high speed Sync).
The critters didn't mind at all and perched there while visiting our nearby feeders.
Happy trails.

Blue Jay



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My goodness, Paul. Your remote flash on a tripod really did the job nicely! Gorgeous shot of this blue jay!

SYS wrote in post #19449386 (external link)
Thanks, Mike. There are several subspecies of Dark-eyed Junko, about six in my area, and I'm happy to have photographed them all except one.

I had no idea that there were so many subspecies of Dark-eyed Junkos, SYS. Thank you for sharing that information.

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Beautiful hen mallard shot, fotoi!

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Gambel's Quail...
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Sensational capture of this beautiful drake Gambel's Quail, Tom! So nicely photographed.

SYS wrote in post #19449415 (external link)
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Beautiful wintery shot of the White-breasted Nuthatch, SYS!

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Gorgeous sharp image of the White-breasted Nuthatch, Jimmy!

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Steve...this is truly a wonderful capture of the Northern Flicker! Very appealing shot.

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Cedar waxwing

Wow...this is such a lovely shot, Dave! Very appealing.


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Nov 24, 2022 00:28 |  #20498

Hubris and the house sparrow.


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Nov 24, 2022 00:32 |  #20499

sogs wrote in post #19449374 (external link)
That's a beauty!

TedEllis wrote in post #19449442 (external link)
Excellent. Sweet, sweet, sweet!

avondale87 wrote in post #19449461 (external link)
Vassilis this is so nice.
Such an endearing image

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19449608 (external link)
What a great shot, Vassilis! Definitely an intense stare!

We all love owls, don't we ? Thank you !




  
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Nov 24, 2022 03:33 |  #20500

RW123 wrote in post #19449507 (external link)
Very nice--beautiful photo--Paul

Thanks for the compliment Rich. Happy trails.


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Nov 24, 2022 03:35 |  #20501

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19449608 (external link)
Gorgeous capture, RAL! What a beautiful bird.

Two nice white pelican captures, Kirk!

What a great shot, Vassilis! Definitely an intense stare!

My goodness, Paul. Your remote flash on a tripod really did the job nicely! Gorgeous shot of this blue jay!

I had no idea that there were so many subspecies of Dark-eyed Junkos, SYS. Thank you for sharing that information.

Beautiful hen mallard shot, fotoi!

Sensational capture of this beautiful drake Gambel's Quail, Tom! So nicely photographed.

Beautiful wintery shot of the White-breasted Nuthatch, SYS!

Gorgeous sharp image of the White-breasted Nuthatch, Jimmy!

Steve...this is truly a wonderful capture of the Northern Flicker! Very appealing shot.

Wow...this is such a lovely shot, Dave! Very appealing.

Thank you for the greatly appreciated compliment Mike. Happy trails.


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Nov 24, 2022 04:47 |  #20502

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Hubris and the house sparrow.

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Hi Manny...

This is a really beautiful photograph. Great color, pose, background, sharpness, and technical skill. Can't ask for more than that. It's also nice to see a little "commoner" from the bird kingdom looking so regal.

Tom


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Nov 24, 2022 05:10 |  #20503

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Nov 24, 2022 06:57 |  #20504

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Nov 24, 2022 08:11 |  #20505

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19449608 (external link)
Gorgeous capture, RAL! What a beautiful bird.

Two nice white pelican captures, Kirk!

What a great shot, Vassilis! Definitely an intense stare!

My goodness, Paul. Your remote flash on a tripod really did the job nicely! Gorgeous shot of this blue jay!

I had no idea that there were so many subspecies of Dark-eyed Junkos, SYS. Thank you for sharing that information.

Beautiful hen mallard shot, fotoi!

Sensational capture of this beautiful drake Gambel's Quail, Tom! So nicely photographed.

Beautiful wintery shot of the White-breasted Nuthatch, SYS!

Gorgeous sharp image of the White-breasted Nuthatch, Jimmy!

Steve...this is truly a wonderful capture of the Northern Flicker! Very appealing shot.

Wow...this is such a lovely shot, Dave! Very appealing.

Thank you.




  
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