The Sunday BIRD Volume 9 Issue 34 February 16, 2014

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Re: Cormorants
In reply to dharma108, 5 months ago

I like the way you handled the exposure challenge.

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Re: Frogmouth at dusk
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Wow!

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Re: Kingfishers - The laughing one and the normal one!
In reply to Suhas Sudhakar Kulkarni, 5 months ago

I'm impressed. Our Belted Kingfisher is my 'photographic nemesis'. I can never get close enough to get even a passable shot.

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Re: From South Florida
In reply to Okreb, 5 months ago

I really like the Great Blue shot. It's a neat different take.

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Re: Spotted pardalote
In reply to tert, 5 months ago

Interesting bird. Thanks for sharing something about their habits.

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Re: This Week’s Birds
In reply to Richard Pavek, 5 months ago

Nice tern Richard.

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Re: Cormorants
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Great set.  No Bigma ?

P.S. Please don't mention the cricket.

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Re: Frogmouth at dusk
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A very interesting looking bird. Nicely taken as well.

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Re: At the Garden
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Nice warbler and great reflection.

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Re: Kingfishers - The laughing one and the normal one!
In reply to Suhas Sudhakar Kulkarni, 5 months ago

Very nice take. I really like the first one.

Interesting bird the Laughing Kookaburra I always though the Giant kingfisher was the largest . Its a bit longer but the the Kookaburra is a bit heavier. Interesting info.

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Re: Australian Raptors
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Peter these are good for the conditions. I Know the days , Very bright overcast where you can,t get anything against a skyline or sky.

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A couple of Buzzards
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Cropped hugely!

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Re: My Usual Snapz!
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Wow the Hummer and the Ducks are super especially the mandarin.

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Re: Rainbow Lorikeet
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Nice setting and colours . Very nice John.

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Re: cormorant yoga
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Nice take. Yep they can really do a bit of gymnastics.

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Re: From South Florida
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Nice Grackle Milt.

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Re: In my backyard
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Interesting colours and birds, As someone who live in Darkest Africa what are they. ?

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Re: Spotted pardalote
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These are very nice. I love the first one , Sharp and good colour.

What lens if I may ask.

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Re: Raptors Everywhere
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Nice catches. Wow there where a lot of raptors around.

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Re: Spurwing Plover
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Nice they look similar to our wattled plover. These big plovers are a throw back from prehistoric day with a claw in the wing. Our spur winged geese use them when fighting.

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