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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3195 on: November 11, 2013, 02:52:24 PM »

Nice Click!  I like how the ripples look... adds to the image! :)

+1 Delicate framing and the ripples brings life to it. Very nice indeed!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3195 on: November 11, 2013, 02:52:24 PM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3196 on: November 11, 2013, 03:05:41 PM »
Thank you very much Eldar.  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3197 on: November 11, 2013, 03:07:53 PM »
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Beautiful shot, Click. I love everything about it. Sharp, nice colors, well composed, and great water ripples.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3198 on: November 11, 2013, 03:09:15 PM »
Tawny Frogmouth on nest. Not a true owl, but a member of the Nightjar family of birds. A difficult one to spot as they blend in with the bark of the tree. Unfortunately, we found the body of a dead chick, on the ground below this nest. Hopefully, they have a second chick under this adult.
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I've never seen this bird, either. Thanks for posting it. I can see how it could easily be missed.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3199 on: November 11, 2013, 03:15:40 PM »

Beautiful shot, Click. I love everything about it. Sharp, nice colors, well composed, and great water ripples.

Thank you for your kind words Serendipidy.  :)


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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3200 on: November 11, 2013, 04:29:15 PM »
Thanks folks for the feedback. Browsing through this thread has certainly inspired me to try things and get a little better at my bird photography. A great quality of images has certainly been collected over the months :)
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3201 on: November 11, 2013, 06:11:51 PM »
Tawny Frogmouth on nest. Not a true owl, but a member of the Nightjar family of birds. A difficult one to spot as they blend in with the bark of the tree. Unfortunately, we found the body of a dead chick, on the ground below this nest. Hopefully, they have a second chick under this adult.
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That is one scary looking bird ! Great shot.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3202 on: November 11, 2013, 06:35:53 PM »
Tawny Frogmouth on nest.

Lovely shot, agree with others, very unusual bird, well done.

Beautiful shot, Click. I love everything about it. Sharp, nice colors, well composed, and great water ripples.

Beautifully rendered background totally works in this Image, makes the Subject jump out, well done Click.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3203 on: November 11, 2013, 06:43:50 PM »
Beautifully rendered background totally works in this Image, makes the Subject jump out, well done Click.

Thanks for your kind words Edward.  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3204 on: November 11, 2013, 07:00:31 PM »
I haven't quite decided on the PP with these images...what say you all?








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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3205 on: November 11, 2013, 08:21:56 PM »
I rarely post here, although I do look a lot, some really great Images in the thread by a lot of good photographers.

My general rule is if it doesn't have teeth and attitude i pass it by, but from time to time something grabs my attention.

Haven't a clue what this Bird is called, but the colour attracted me.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3206 on: November 11, 2013, 08:41:54 PM »
Edward, almost like a portrait done with chalk - very nice.  Had to laugh, my African Grey doesn't have teeth but he might as well have when he shows attitude.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3207 on: November 11, 2013, 09:03:37 PM »
I rarely post here, although I do look a lot, some really great Images in the thread by a lot of good photographers.

My general rule is if it doesn't have teeth and attitude i pass it by, but from time to time something grabs my attention.

Haven't a clue what this Bird is called, but the colour attracted me.

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Beautiful shot of an interesting bird. I think it might be a Hadada Ibis.
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« Reply #3208 on: November 11, 2013, 09:19:31 PM »
Beautiful shot of an interesting bird. I think it might be a Hadada Ibis.

Thanks Serendipidy, looked it up after reading your comment, I believe your right, good Bird recognition skills.

Unfortunately for me if it flies it falls into only two categories, Planes or Birds.

And I prefer both on the Ground.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3209 on: November 11, 2013, 11:39:17 PM »
A little different pose.

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« Reply #3209 on: November 11, 2013, 11:39:17 PM »