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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Some cracking shots being posted.
I particularly love the lark comp.
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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Here is a couple of shots of a Grey Heron in flight at Strumpshaw Fen on Monday. I was messing about with C-AF with mixed results.

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Looks like an excellent result! Great shots.
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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Redstarts, returning visitors to my tiny backyard for the past 3-4 seasons.

Here a photo the male. The female hasn't been seen for some time, probably lying on eggs.

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Redstarts, returning visitors to my tiny backyard for the past 3-4 seasons.

Here a photo the male. The female hasn't been seen for some time, probably lying on eggs.

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Hi Tord, nice to see what you get in the garden. I see them in France a lot, they are a nice sight.
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A semi-tame duckling from a local pond. The bean bag and frying pan came in handy.

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Nice. My frying pan has a hole in the middle for mounting a ball head. But most of the shoreline/ground aroud here is to rocky or uneven so I prefer my ground pod.
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Nice. My frying pan has a hole in the middle for mounting a ball head. But most of the shoreline/ground aroud here is to rocky or uneven so I prefer my ground pod.
You've got to understand that I completely missed the meaning of the frying pan and bean bag references, and just assumed a nice duck a'la orange was consumed after the photo was taken....

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The frying pan was to splat the duckling first......
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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Some shots of a Marbled Godwit from Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan in the 90's.

First, a slide scan of it posing with its reflection.



Next, a slide copy of it feeding.



And finally, a slide copy of it bathing. It would have been nice if the vegetation wasn't in the way of the water running off its shoulder.



Taken from a vehicle using a bean bag on the window frame to support the lens.
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Nice. What gear did you use by then?
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OM2n, the OM 350mm and the OM tele-converters. The original slides are Provia 100.
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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

The Blackbirds are on their second brood in the bay tree. She was not very happy with me as I was sitting next to her waiting for the creepers.

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Some shots of a Marbled Godwit from Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan in the 90's.

First, a slide scan of it posing with its reflection.



Next, a slide copy of it feeding.



And finally, a slide copy of it bathing. It would have been nice if the vegetation wasn't in the way of the water running off its shoulder.



Taken from a vehicle using a bean bag on the window frame to support the lens.
Wonderful clean and clear light. A real 3D feel - just like binoculars. Like these a lot.
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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Just back from two days in the Yorkshire Dales. Visited Malham Cove to see the peregrine nesting site. Which is good through binoculars - but unless you climb the rocks is not really suitable for regular photography. But there were other things about which may interest.

My first Redstarts in the UK..

Redstart
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Redstart with caterpillar
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A few Wheatears came almost close enough...

Wheatear - Oenanthe oenanthe
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Peregrine youngsters waiting on the ledge for the next meal..

2 young Peregrine on a ledge
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Lower down that rock face House Martins were building their nests using mud they were collecting from the nearby stream. They are fast and I was balanced but wobbling on a big rock!


House Martin collecting mud
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House Martin collecting mud
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All cropped and not perfect - but it was a family holiday rather than a birdwatchers outing.
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