Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Your best bird shots....but they need to be in nature....no caged birds or from a zoo!
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My first bird watching trip with a DSLR - a borrowed Canon with a big, heavy 100-300 lens. Not many photos came out without blur - it was in a dimly lit forest and I was too afraid of the noise to change ISO speed - but I love those that did.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th May, 2010 06:51 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 30th April, 2007
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
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