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usern4cr

R5
CR Pro
Sep 2, 2018
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Kentucky, USA
Hello to all. this is my first post I've been reading this forum and looking at your delighfull pictures for a while. I'm from Colombia and wanted to start sharing some of my bird pictures.

Lesbia victoriae (Black-tailed Trainbearer)
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Grallaria quitensis (Tawny Antpitta)
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Zonotrichia capensis (Rufous-collared Sparrow) quite common in south america and an iconic bird of my city
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Beatiful birds, jjbernali! It will be a pleasure to see the birds from Columbia, as they will be quite new & exotic to me! Thanks!
 
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macrunning

Enjoying the Ride
Feb 12, 2021
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WA
Hi, everyone! I'm new at bird photography (although not new at photography) having started this year in January because covid put severe restrictions on my people and travel photography and , after a lifetime of photography, I at last got myself a long lens. Having a fabulous nature reserve right on my doorstep really helped getting this very addictive hobby going...the Rietvlei Nature Reserve is a mere 10min drive from my home and I try and go a few times a week. October saw controlled burning and as its the beginning of summer and rains everything is uncharacteristically green and with the migratory birds returning I'm hopeful for some great photography opportunities. Here are some more from October...

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Great captures Ivan!
 

macrunning

Enjoying the Ride
Feb 12, 2021
215
556
WA
Hello to all. this is my first post I've been reading this forum and looking at your delighfull pictures for a while. I'm from Colombia and wanted to start sharing some of my bird pictures.

Lesbia victoriae (Black-tailed Trainbearer)
View attachment 201477

Grallaria quitensis (Tawny Antpitta)
View attachment 201479


Zonotrichia capensis (Rufous-collared Sparrow) quite common in south america and an iconic bird of my city
View attachment 201478
Nice shots!
 

macrunning

Enjoying the Ride
Feb 12, 2021
215
556
WA
I haven't been getting out as much because the weather has changed to rainy/cold season here in the PNW but I caught this beautiful little song sparrow the other morning chirping away. Was able to see his breath while he chirped but not sure I captured very well so just going to post this one for now. Shot with the RF100-500 @ 500mm 1/500th , F11 and ISO 8000. Used DxO PureRaw before making LR edits.
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