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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #60 on: February 23, 2012, 02:56:01 PM »
Here are some of mine....

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« Reply #61 on: February 23, 2012, 02:57:22 PM »
and some more....

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #62 on: February 27, 2012, 12:29:40 AM »
Wow - there are some truly amazing photos in this thread..if you like to shoot birds but are not familiar with their name (proper or otherwise) try using http://www.whatbird.com it has an excellent built in wizard

Here's a few I shot over the past 6 months - all photos shot in the wild - no zoo or otherwise with 7D + 400mm hand held:

Belted Kingfisher (difficult to capture..you get anywhere near these birds they fly about 100 yards away.  You go that direction they revert back to original starting point.  I had to creep up and hide to nab this one..oh the fun!


Snowy Egret


Cassin's Kingbird
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #63 on: March 03, 2012, 11:38:15 PM »
Here are a few of mine:

Yellow Warbler

EOS 7D, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400mm, 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 125

Broad-winged Hawk (juvenile)

EOS 7D, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400mm, 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 160

Great Blue Heron

EOS 7D, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400mm, 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 640

Bald Eagle

EOS 7D, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L II IS USM @ 200mm, 1/250 s, f/2.8, ISO 200

Eastern Towhee

EOS 7D, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L II IS USM + EF 2x II Extender @ 400mm, 1/160 s, f/5.6, ISO 3200

Pileated Woodpecker

EOS 7D, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400mm, 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 1250

Northern Mockingbird

EOS 7D, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400mm, 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 200

Canada Goose

EOS 7D, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 380mm, 1/500 s, f/5.6, ISO 1250

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #64 on: March 05, 2012, 10:27:52 AM »
I took the following at Great Falls National Park, Virginia side.  A lot of stalking went into taking these photos.  I found this really awesome spot that gave me all 3 of these pictures and more.  Shot with canon 5D II and 100-400 L.


Baby Ducks, Lost Down the Falls by Evan Animals, on Flickr


Black Vulture's Third Eyelid by Evan Animals, on Flickr


Heron fishing with Great Falls in Background by Evan Animals, on Flickr


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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #65 on: March 05, 2012, 11:02:26 AM »

Black-browed Albatross, Falkland Islands


King Penguin, South Georgia
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« Reply #66 on: March 05, 2012, 11:23:27 AM »
Click images for slightly bigger image and sharpness !!!









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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #67 on: March 05, 2012, 12:17:08 PM »
 Cardinal - Canon 50D 100mm
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #68 on: March 05, 2012, 12:18:40 PM »
Cardinal, House Sparrow - Canon 50D 100mm

Bald Eagle, Red Tailed Hawk - Canon 50D 100-400mm
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #69 on: March 05, 2012, 08:45:24 PM »
I wish I knew why a sparrow will sit on a bird feeder for half an hour, but a cardinal won't stay more than half a minute. 

When I saw him, he and his female mate were both right there perfectly positioned.  While I grabbed the camera and changed lenses, Mrs. Cardinal took off.  This was the only shot I got with the whole bird in the frame and in focus.

Now every time it snows I stalk back and forth past this window, but no more luck since then.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #70 on: March 05, 2012, 09:29:13 PM »
Awesome!

Click images for slightly bigger image and sharpness !!!









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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #71 on: March 05, 2012, 09:30:56 PM »
Here goes...

Wild turkey displaying.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #72 on: March 05, 2012, 09:40:40 PM »
Duck and gulls
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« Reply #73 on: March 05, 2012, 09:48:07 PM »
Snowy Owl from last night.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #74 on: March 05, 2012, 09:49:05 PM »
Amazing shots.

I was out this weekend shooting and it is soooo hard to track and shoot with this precision, let alone get such great exposure.

Great for you!

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