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Sep 21, 2019 19:41 |  #19906

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Belted Kingfisher preparing to dive.

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Very nice shot, Melissa...a very tough one to make. I know that, because I've yet to make a capture like yours. And I've tried many times.

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Thank you very much, Mike, Paul, Melissa and Robert!

Beautiful shot, Bill!

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Another striking spoony shot, Shalu!! You surely did capture the the beautiful green and blue colors in the wings. The sharpness of this bird against the super background really make her stand out nicely.

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We have ducks 1-2 blocks away.
They fly out before the Sun crests the hill and fly in after dark.
So an experiment of ISO 12K

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Very nice shot of the three ladies flying together, Robert.


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Sep 22, 2019 00:36 |  #19907

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18930734 (external link)
We have ducks 1-2 blocks away.
They fly out before the Sun crests the hill and fly in after dark.
So an experiment of ISO 12K

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Nice pic MM. Nice uncluttered background.


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Sep 22, 2019 04:00 |  #19908

Canada Goose dropping in.


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Sep 22, 2019 11:43 |  #19909

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Sep 22, 2019 11:47 |  #19910

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Sep 22, 2019 12:54 |  #19911

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Sep 22, 2019 13:08 as a reply to  @ Lame-Duck's post |  #19912

Great Catch!




  
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Sep 22, 2019 13:14 |  #19913

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18930804 (external link)
Another striking spoony shot, Shalu!! You surely did capture the the beautiful green and blue colors in the wings. The sharpness of this bird against the super background really make her stand out nicely.

Thank you very much for your nice comments, Mike!

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That's a beautiful shot, Mike!

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Sep 22, 2019 13:16 |  #19914

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=Bkopperl;18931189]Gre​at Catch!

thanks! It was my first time seeing puffins, and these little suckers are rather fast! It didn't help that I was on a rocking boat :-P




  
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Sep 22, 2019 15:08 |  #19915

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Beautiful capture Mike.
Happy trails.


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Sep 22, 2019 15:49 |  #19916

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Love the high pitch and angle of attack on this one Mike, full flaps too.:-)

Cheers

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Sep 22, 2019 16:29 |  #19917

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Sep 22, 2019 16:36 |  #19918

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Sep 22, 2019 17:45 |  #19919

Bkop wrote in post #18931189 (external link)
=Bkopperl;18931189]Gre​at Catch!

Thank you very much Bkopperl.

shalu wrote in post #18931194 (external link)
Thank you very much for your nice comments, Mike!

That's a beautiful shot, Mike!

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Many thanks, Shalu. This flight shot of the belted kingfisher is truly remarkable!! They don't get any better than this.

paul katinas wrote in post #18931261 (external link)
Beautiful capture Mike.
Happy trails.

Thank you very much, Paul

nardes wrote in post #18931298 (external link)
Love the high pitch and angle of attack on this one Mike, full flaps too.:-)

Cheers

Dennis

Thank you for your complimentary observations, Dennis. They are certainly inspiring.


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Sep 22, 2019 18:36 |  #19920

This one got me thinking that if the Wright Brothers could have seen this section "Birds in Flight" they might have had an easier time figuring out aerodynamics.
You might also wonder why the swans a few frames back have such long necks. Ahhh, center of gravity concerns.
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