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OskarB

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I really like the Bee eater. It's a particularly nice shot of one of my favourite birds, which I only see abroad. I never got that close in Tanzania, but will go through my records to check if I have something in the same class.
Thank you, Alan!
This was at Lake Manyara. Really many birds there!
 

OskarB

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I really like the Bee-eater. Great shot!
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Thank you, Click!
 

ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Apr 30, 2017
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A egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus Linnaeus) with its chicks.
I have learned that this is a very aggressive bird towards other animals in its territory.

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:oops:- what about humans (well, we are also animals...)? What distance was the bird from you (I mean it's not only the territory in this case - there are also 3 precious chicks there)! Interesting bird anyway, I didn't actually knew it exists! And this is another feature that I like in CR: you see more than you can visit/capture!
 
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ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Back in 2017 I visited Tanzania and took also some photos of birds.
I'm not sure if I can ID the birds correctly, if at all. And the qualty is not as excellent as usually seen on this forum.
If it is nonetheless welcome, I will post some more.
I'll start with a gray heron (Ardea cinerea). I hope I'm correct.
7DM2, Tamron 70-300 F/4-5.6
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I put "(y)" for the input, not for the ID - sorry... Check for the Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)!

 
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OskarB

EOS M6 Mark II
Jul 17, 2021
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:oops:- what about humans (well, we are also animals...)? What distance was the bird from you (I mean it's not only the territory in this case - there are also 3 precious chicks there)! Interesting bird anyway, I didn't actually knew it exists! And this is another feature that I like in CR: you see more than you can visit/capture!
I'm sorry, I should have written "I read" instead of "I've learned". It was not a personal experience.
English is not my first language, I'm sorry for the mistake.
 

JPAZ

If only I knew what I was doing.....
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Sep 8, 2012
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It's very nice photo JPAZ but where did you find "Marbled Wimbrel" for ID?! It's just a Wimbrel, not a hybrid Wimbrel/Godwit;)! I still have to find one to take a photo!
I am far from an expert but the App “Seek” id’d the bird as such
 

OskarB

EOS M6 Mark II
Jul 17, 2021
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Another shot from Tanzania while on safari with 7DII + Tamron 70-300.
I think it is a white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus), but I'm not sure, as I can't see its back.

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JPAZ

If only I knew what I was doing.....
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Western Gull. Cropped from original with the 100-500. Disappointed that the sunny side is just a bit more blown out than I'd like, but the eye detail is great

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DanP

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This was the first time I've seen ducks propelling themselves across the water surface. They moved quite fast. There were a number of them and they appeared to be trying to catch up with mom. I assume they couldn't fly yet, but I'm not sure. As usual, I wasn't ready for the action. These were the only two shots that weren't unusable, notwithstanding the distracting log in the background. 054A2714_DxO Adj 8X12 Reduced for CR.jpg 054A2721_DxO 8X12 Reduced for CR.jpg
 
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