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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Claiming his turf
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My first outing with my new D300s was to Saddle Lake near Grand Forks, BC. where the Yellow-headed Blackbirds hang around the marshy shore. As it is nesting season, this bright male was calling out to all the other "this is MY turf - back-off!"
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Submitted: Saturday, 29th May, 2010 20:25 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 29th April, 2010
Focal length: 360 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 200
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