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elsid

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1020 on: January 10, 2022, 21:22:58 »
Hello Hans, thank you for commenting. Yes it is a vulture. And the bird below is another vulture (endanger species for Europe). It is found mainly in the North East part of Greece and in Spain. Aegypius monachus.
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1021 on: January 10, 2022, 21:54:11 »
Nice Elias and I guess you were in a relative near by position :)

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1022 on: January 10, 2022, 22:42:27 »
In a hide 2x3m, along with another photographer. For 10 hrs, unique experience.
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« Reply #1023 on: January 10, 2022, 22:45:36 »
Those are some magnificent birds when flying. There is some in the "alcornocales" national park, no too far away from here. I have tried a couple of times to do some bird photography with very very little success... Thanks for sharing this!

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1024 on: January 10, 2022, 22:58:59 »
Hello Paco, Indeed they are magnificent. Their wing opening can reach 3+ m. And they have a powerful beak.
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1025 on: January 11, 2022, 10:04:59 »
Yes, 10hrs in hide....
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1026 on: January 11, 2022, 18:08:03 »
A goldfinch
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1027 on: January 11, 2022, 18:10:42 »
Not sure if this bird is becoming my muse or my nemesis, we keep bumping into each other but the bird usually spots me before I see it. This time I was taking out the trash and was on my way to a clearing between the trees to check for any golden hour action when we startled each other once more.

Whipped out the Sony a7IV with the 200-600mm and let it rip. Got some decent shots but the lesson of today is that I really need to have the camera ready to go BEFORE I move into position as a large bird like an egret can become small in the frame very quickly, even though it was shot at 600mm.

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1028 on: January 12, 2022, 19:34:12 »
Good reaction shot Jan.
Though this is a dangerous vantage point (you've captured one droplet, but it could have been worse!)

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1029 on: January 12, 2022, 20:48:32 »
Talking about Egrets … it was already very dark. Not sure how it looks, smartphone edit … I’m often without wifi these days …

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1030 on: January 15, 2022, 04:47:44 »
Elias, dramatic vulture photos.  The second of the first set is my favorite - nicely lit and with great timing and focus!  My regards to those birds.  Lots more nice photos keep appearing on this thread.
Cheers,  John

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1031 on: January 15, 2022, 07:12:11 »
Thank you John for your comment. I find that birds, in general, cast some kind of spell over many people. I am one of those.
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1032 on: January 15, 2022, 07:19:45 »
Robin after taking a bath.
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1033 on: January 15, 2022, 11:40:44 »
Robin after taking a bath.
Oh! how cute is that!? and, the name is Robin? ..no more words.. bye bye,richard

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1034 on: January 15, 2022, 14:44:57 »
Thank you fentriss for your comment. Robin (Erithacus rubecula) really is a cute little bird.
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