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I didn't know what this small bird was this morning. But, Seek identified it as a Stonechat. I would have immediately recognised an adult bird but this is a juvenile, which has quite different colouring.

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While the Sedge Warbler was a great shot this one was my favorite .
 
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Beautiful shot,Dockland.
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Yep, and a wide stable kayak helps too...;)

Of course!

Mine is a very narrow composite sea kayak, but i'm confident, I have been kayaking for more than 25 years without accidental capsizing.

When I'm going out at sea for whale watching and the surf is rough, I simply do not take my photography gear with me. It's better to loose a great shot than damaging your gear, especially with salty water.
 
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...June 24 backyard photos--Song Sparrow (1); House Finch (1); Northern Cardinal (2); House Wren (2); Turkey Vulture (2); House Wren (2)...

We have a nest of House Wrens in our back yard that is worth watching. Yesterday, while watching for these frisky, rather tiny birds...other birds showed up--including (a first to my knowledge) a Turkey Vulture. So the last two House Wren photos aim to supply some perspective on the relative sizes of the Turkey Vulture and the House Wrens...

5D Mark III; !00-400 II + 1.4xTC; ISO 800

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