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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4035 on: January 10, 2014, 03:45:44 AM »
One more Duck near Hopetoun Falls, Otway Ranges, Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4036 on: January 10, 2014, 04:46:06 AM »
Blue tit, photographed in my garden in The Netherlands.

Excellent shot.... and Welcome to CR  :)
+1 - wonderful photo and welcome!

+1 Again.  I need to travel more.

One of the plain ole Western Bluebird males that decided to perch in front of me this last Sunday.


Fantastic shot...great color and bokeh!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4037 on: January 10, 2014, 06:48:53 AM »
Here's a White-faced-Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) hunting for snake meat in the Cumberland River Bank, Victoria, Australia.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4038 on: January 10, 2014, 03:35:20 PM »
Shower time
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4039 on: January 10, 2014, 03:42:55 PM »
Shower time


Cute. Very nice picture Menace.  Well done.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4040 on: January 10, 2014, 04:13:06 PM »
The best camera is the one in your hands

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4041 on: January 10, 2014, 04:34:43 PM »
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Cute. Very nice picture Menace.  Well done.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4043 on: January 10, 2014, 05:05:34 PM »
One more Duck near Hopetoun Falls, Otway Ranges, Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia

Boy, he's a beauty!

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4044 on: January 10, 2014, 10:38:23 PM »
Thanks Jack, sparkie, Click, J.R., Eldar, Krob78 and Northstar.

Jack, this one was near Cuyamaca Mountain in SoCal.  They seem to congregate in small flocks of 8-10 with one or possibly two really bright males, who usually pick the more distant bushes.  This guy was on the same branch for about 45 shots of varying poses before being spooked by an Acorn Woodpecker. 

Here's a White-faced-Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) hunting for snake meat in the Cumberland River Bank, Victoria, Australia.

Cool Sequence!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4045 on: January 10, 2014, 11:41:49 PM »
Thanks for that ERHP.  We used to have mountain bluebirds but now they are rare, maybe just becasue of the population expanding into the country.  People put up bluebird boxes on fence posts and maybe I'll have to get into gear and start doing that.  Probably tree swallows would take them over.  Anyway, I don't recall ever seeing one so totally colorful, but maybe it's just been so long I don't remember accurately.  Give us a few more shots! :)  It'll help me tough it out till spring.  I did get shots of a brother and sister moose in the snow today so that helped a little!

And now I have a feeder and this was one of my first visitors.  Unfortunately, I have back lighting.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4046 on: January 11, 2014, 01:01:20 AM »
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4047 on: January 11, 2014, 01:07:06 AM »
One more Duck near Hopetoun Falls, Otway Ranges, Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia

Boy, he's a beauty!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4048 on: January 11, 2014, 01:33:47 AM »
Here's a White-faced-Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) hunting for snake meat in the Cumberland River Bank, Victoria, Australia.

Cool Sequence!
Thanks for the kinds words Ed ... I just saw your smugmug website ... awesome images, I really like the Bluebird image you posted here, very sharp with beautiful colors and great lighting ... a perfect bird photo.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4049 on: January 11, 2014, 01:35:25 AM »
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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