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Jun 20, 2018 16:58 |  #20311


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Jun 20, 2018 17:39 |  #20312

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Jun 20, 2018 17:52 |  #20313

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Yellow Crowned Night Heron. Mating display.


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VERY nice Ted! Great timing!


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Jun 20, 2018 18:06 |  #20314

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Great spotted woodpecker male


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Love the claw details. Our woodpeckers have a had time gripping the ring around our bird feeders... they are designed for the gripping tree trunks or branches. But they adapt. They rule the feeders.. even Blue Jays get out of their way.


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Jun 20, 2018 18:07 |  #20315

I love this photo.... I finally learned how to take photos of the white birds.... I love egrets of all species.


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Jun 20, 2018 18:31 |  #20316

Beautiful shot, Mike!!


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Jun 20, 2018 19:20 |  #20317

Small break in the rain and humidity for a few hours today, and only had a few opportunities in the sun before thunderstorms started again. I'm currently after a shot of a mating pair of Orchard Orioles, but they're proving to be rather wiley. Instead, I got paid a visit from this Red-eyed Vireo, one of my favorite birds, who looks to have been eating something red :-)

Edit: I need to lighten this image up a bit. Original image came out too dark by about ~2 stops... I made a noob mistake of not checking my setting before I shot, and the camera was set at ISO 800, when it should have been 3200 :oops: The photo as it is here is bumped by about 1.75 stops. Guess we'll see how "invariant" the 5D4 sensor can be.

Edit #2: Lightened the photo.. much better!

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Jun 20, 2018 19:25 |  #20318

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Jun 20, 2018 19:50 |  #20319

MatthewK wrote in post #18648611 (external link)
Small break in the rain and humidity for a few hours today, and only had a few opportunities in the sun before thunderstorms started again. I'm currently after a shot of a mating pair of Orchard Orioles, but they're proving to be rather wiley. Instead, I got paid a visit from this Red-eyed Vireo, one of my favorite birds, who looks to have been eating something red :-)

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Do you have Service Berries down that way...?? here thats what I would blame the red on.


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Jun 20, 2018 20:06 |  #20320

Very nice, sharp images, Kevin.


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Jun 20, 2018 20:10 |  #20321

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Jun 20, 2018 20:24 |  #20322

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Jun 20, 2018 20:32 |  #20323

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18648627 (external link)
Very nice, sharp images, Kevin.

Thanks Mike. Don't know if it's the actual feathering/sheen on this particular bird but detail doesn't resolve so well even with the Canon?

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Jun 20, 2018 20:42 |  #20324

That's really a great shot. This guy sure looks like he was ready to take you on. :lol:


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Jun 20, 2018 20:49 |  #20325

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