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ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Apr 30, 2017
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It's the abbreviation for Grievous Bodily Harm, a criminal offence over here. The bird is also a Grey Heron here.
It's the Great Blue Heron Alan - note the rusty-brown spot at the shoulder. There is also difference in the coloration on the nec - not visible in the photo. Otherwise very similar...
 
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ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Apr 30, 2017
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I haven't been here for a wile and missed bunch of very nice (up to great!) photos... We are locked again (trails and beaches + sites that I don't use to frequent:)) and there were just 1-2 places where I can go to shoot. "My" White Tern is already flying, here is a photo of the last stage of checking the wings, and the parents ready to give some lessons in fishing.
After that a photos of White-Rumped Shama - strange looking but at home I figure out that by some reasons it is just changing the feathers around the head (in the field I was thinking - leucistic:))!

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Billybob

800mm f/11 because a cellphone isn't long enough!
May 22, 2016
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I sent back my 800mm. It was too dark for shooting in the backyard, and I struggled mightily with BIF shooting.

I employed the RF 70-200 for these backyard hawk shots. Man, do I love shooting with a 2.8 lens! It just isn't long enough. Now if Canon could just come out with a compact 500mm f/2.8--I guess I'd settle for a compact 500mm f/4 :)--I'd be in heaven.

1/200sec, f/2.8, ISO 200
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1/200sec, f/2.8, ISO 200
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1/200sec, f/2.8, ISO 200
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The hawk is about to take flight so I cranked up the shutter and ISO. 1/2000sec, f/2.8, ISO 1250
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1/2000sec, f/2.8, ISO 1250
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1/2000sec, f/2.8, ISO 1250
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