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Feb 28, 2012 22:16 |  #1

This fella landed almost on top of me while I was in my neighbors drive, trying to get a different angle on my backyard perches. When he landed -my first thought was that -no way will my 400 5.6 get this--too close.
It did but, the closeness may have affected the focus a bit.
I did no cropping on this -- this is the way it was shot.

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Feb 29, 2012 01:05 |  #2

nice little pose, dont you wish Hawks and eagles were that brave as to land a few feet from you on a branch so you can take these pics? Little birds are just more brave I

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Feb 29, 2012 05:21 |  #3

Wow, that *is* close, Mark. Yes, then the MFD becomes a problem. But I think you nailed the focus pretty nicely. Seems like a very inquisitive little fella. Great shot.

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Feb 29, 2012 06:37 |  #4

Close is good. Nice shot.

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Feb 29, 2012 09:38 |  #5

neat capture, Mark

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