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Bruno Schroder

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1230 on: May 22, 2022, 18:22:39 »
3 years ago, in the 2019 NG Scotland meetup, I found a Dipper's nest right across the street. First thing this year was to go back to the place with Francis.

The Dipper is still there. It was heavily raining, the waterfall was creating a lot of fog and the Dipper stayed put to 25 minutes under a bridge before disappearing. I guess either it did not succeed in nesting, or the eggs have not hatched yet. We'll go back later this week.

I've posted another picture in the 2022 Scotland thread.
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1231 on: May 28, 2022, 10:22:01 »
Six years ago, when Saul was a manic plant eater and ear biter. Large houseplants protected by netting. My ears protected by a headband.

I wanted to kill him back then, as my life was a misery - but now we are best buddies.

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1232 on: June 13, 2022, 11:53:48 »
Let’s live up this thread again :)
Lucky to shoot this Emberiza cirlus from a short distance just before lunch ;D
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1233 on: June 13, 2022, 12:22:29 »
After many many shots I got  a good one  ;)
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1234 on: June 13, 2022, 22:03:17 »
After many many shots I got  a good one  ;)
pallid swift Z50 with 300pf plus 1.4x
Given their speed and unpredictable flight paths, this is a great result Nasos

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1235 on: June 14, 2022, 23:13:03 »
Given their speed and unpredictable flight paths, this is a great result Nasos
Thank you Colin I've got three sessions with more than 1000 shots and this is among the best
For Shure a quicker system is need to have better results
I also used z 24-70 f4  thats quicker but less reach
200-500 is even slower than 300 pf
Apart Z9 other mirrorless Nikons have not good performance for BIF, I started to think other systems than Nikon 8)

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1236 on: June 15, 2022, 17:24:00 »
The new pirates of the UK

Time was when you pulled into a motorway service station for coffee, seagulls would fly down any try to steal your lunch.
But things have changed.......

(taken on my phone with no time to get the exposure right as they were sat right next to me)

Asle Feten

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1237 on: June 16, 2022, 18:44:11 »
Ptarmigan in the mountains


fjellrupe by Asle Feten, on Flickr
There is no illusion, it just looks that way.

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1238 on: June 17, 2022, 04:53:52 »

I like the inclusion of the rock, in spite of it likely not being a rock ptarmigan ("fjellrype") but a willow ptarmigan.  :)
[...with reservation that behavior might have shown otherwise - hard to judge at this transition stage.]

Perhaps upload the image as attachment instead of just providing link to a page on the hosting site when direct linking does not work?
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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1239 on: June 26, 2022, 11:57:58 »
Nice Lagopus muta reminds me that I shoot a similar sized  bird uploaded here
This is Alectoris graeca that found in a rocky place an old abandon quarry
z50 200-500 plus some AI to enhance details on the feathers mostly on the second shot that's a high crop

Fons Baerken

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1240 on: June 26, 2022, 12:37:35 »
What software are you referring to Nasos, execellent images btw ;)

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1241 on: June 26, 2022, 15:24:34 »
What software are you referring to Nasos, execellent images btw ;)
Thank you Fons :)
I am using Topaz Gigapixel, Denoise and Sharpen occasionally 

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Re: [Theme] Show Birds
« Reply #1242 on: July 04, 2022, 05:56:39 »
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