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jmeyer

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It's been a great spring for Mourning Warblers in my area. In the last week, I've had anywhere form 4-6 of them daily, which normally you might find one. One of my favorite warblers!

Jeremy

first 5 are the male (last 2 without tail!)
last 3 are the female.

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ISv

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I am not sure I would have been able to recognise a fledgling Scaly Breasted Munia. I saw an adult and a Red Munia in Mysore 5 years. ago. They were both tiny images, the Scaly using the 5DIII and 300mm f/2.8 II + 2xTC and the Red by my wife with the 100-400mm II on the 7DII, which were too poor to post. But, going back to them and upscaling them 2x and using better software, they are presentable. We have had terrible weather here for the past month and very few birds, so seeing the beautiful images in this thread perks me up and gives an excuse to going back to old ones of mine and reprocessing.

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Yeah, in India they have different subspecies of the Scaly-breasted Munia - looks bolder than what I see here. The Red Avadavat (or Red Munia if you prefer)
also looks different. On other hand I still have to shoot one in full breeding plumage...

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It's been a great spring for Mourning Warblers in my area. In the last week, I've had anywhere form 4-6 of them daily, which normally you might find one. One of my favorite warblers!

Jeremy

first 5 are the male (last 2 without tail!)
last 3 are the female.

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Great shots as usually!
 
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ISv

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It's rare for me to see an owl, let alone a baby from a hidden nest. Well done, bhf3737!

Thanks, also, to Cog, ISv, AlanF, Click and all the others posting here. Seeing your birds from distant lands is wonderful.
Looking at the numerous photos of the Mourning Dove (and from rather close distance!) posted by you I'm also feeling jealous:)! We have some small number of them here but they usually are very skittish and I still have to get a good photo... Forget the White Throated Sparrow! You can't find it here!
 
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Looking at the numerous photos of the Mourning Dove (and from rather close distance!) posted by you I'm also feeling jealous:)! We have some small number of them here but they usually are very skittish and I still have to get a good photo... Forget the White Throated Sparrow! You can't find it here!
Thanks, ISv. I can't get too close to the mourning doves, but I think that they tolerate me at a reasonable (super telephoto) distance because they're coming in just for my feeder seed, and that I stay still while observing/photographing them. The cardinals are fairly skittish too.
 

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First shot with my EF 600mm f/4 III. Very overcast and rainy. But what a lens. This is the first shot I ever took with the lens. (tryin it out a bit) So nothing fancy

Canon EOS R5 - Canon EF 600mm f/4 L IS USM III (distance approx 10-15 meters)

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It's a Mandarin Duck. You only just got him the frame! Nice shot.
 
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Got a tip last night that there were Flycatchers in a local churchyard. There was a break in the weather this morning and I got shots of two Spotted Flycatchers which I assume is the nesting pair. (R5 + 100-500mm + 1.4xTC). First time I have ever seen this species.

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It's been a great spring for Mourning Warblers in my area. In the last week, I've had anywhere form 4-6 of them daily, which normally you might find one. One of my favorite warblers!

Jeremy

first 5 are the male (last 2 without tail!)
last 3 are the female.

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Beautiful birds Jeremy! Keep them coming!
 
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jmeyer

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Got a tip last night that there were Flycatchers in a local churchyard. There was a break in the weather this morning and I got shots of two Spotted Flycatchers which I assume is the nesting pair. (R5 + 100-500mm + 1.4xTC). First time I have ever seen this species.
Congrats on a new life bird! Even better when you get good looks and wonderful photos!

Jeremy
 
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