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Jul 29, 2012
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Last Sunday I went out to a nearby beach park - no chance for something really interesting, just to keep myself fit...
First photo is another unusual Plover.
See the second photo - pretty much the same symptoms! The Avian pox can do this! Off course I can't be sure in the "diagnosis"... Any way very disturbing (I'm not sure I have seen this in any other migrants before!)!
After that is just a Wandering Tatler with some feathers from the breeding plumage on the chest, Cattle Egret and Night Heron looking down for a snack.


Very nice shots, ISv. Thank you very much for this information.
 

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Another Wood Duck
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candyman

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I have enjoyed using my 5D Mark III for 9 years. I recently replaced it with the Canon R6. I have also enjoyed using it. Attached some photos and one of the few times I would have liked a little more focal length or more megapixels. But what really mattered was the scenes.
In the first photo, a cormorant lands and searches for balance on a branch. The others watch anxiously to see if it will work. The other two photos are young cormorants waiting hungrily and for food.

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AlanF

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I have enjoyed using my 5D Mark III for 9 years. I recently replaced it with the Canon R6. I have also enjoyed using it. Attached some photos and one of the few times I would have liked a little more focal length or more megapixels. But what really mattered was the scenes.
In the first photo, a cormorant lands and searches for balance on a branch. The others watch anxiously to see if it will work. The other two photos are young cormorants waiting hungrily and for food.

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Nice scenes. By coincidence, I was out this morning with plenty of reach: 1000mm on the R5 for the first Cormorant and 500mm for the Cormorant gawping. The 2x TC on the 100-500mm does give sharper detail.
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macrunning

Enjoying the Ride
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First time I share photos here so hope you like them.

I'm still very much a beginner. Only got into birds/wildlife during lockdown 1.0 here in the UK and so far I've been limited to the local parks in Bristol.
Can't really complain though since we do have a good number of different species from Kingfishers to buzzards, kestrels, peregrines and sparrowhaks (plus all your usual tits and songbirds)
Nice Shots!
 

candyman

EOS 5D Mark IV
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Nice scenes. By coincidence, I was out this morning with plenty of reach: 1000mm on the R5 for the first Cormorant and 500mm for the Cormorant gawping. The 2x TC on the 100-500mm does give sharper detail. View attachment 200353 View attachment 200354
Beautiful shots. That is really nice if you can photograph the cormorant almost filling the frame. Maybe I can do it next spring. Then I hope to visit an island where you can get closer to the cormorants
 
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Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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I (less) proudly present my first picture ever of an Eurasian kingfisher (alcedo atthis)
I promise I'll to try to do better in the future. ;)
And I did.
Still far from a full frame portrait, but I'm getting closer. Still > 30 m away and heavy cropping was needed.
These are close to 1:1 crops:

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This is the 1:1 crop of the pic above:

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