Diablo, catching them on the glides is the best way but they are somewhat erratic, reminding me of the F-111 using its ground avoidance radar.
J.R., those Himalayan Bulbuls look interesting.
mackguyver, Great shot of the Cardinal! Now if you had shots of it attacking your paint with a can of the wax in the picture, it would be a cardinal endorsement for the shine
This is one from earlier in the year when I finally started using the 5D MK III instead of the 7D. This Western Bluebird hovered then grabbed the worm from the high grass. I just watched as it was nearly in line with the sun. Fortunately for me it landed on the closest boulder before beating the worm in a pulp for breakfast. 600 f/4 v1 w/1.4 1/800 : f/9 : ISO 400