The Sunday BIRD Volume 9 Issue 48, May 25, 2014
Memorial Day weekend for us in the States, a time of remembrance of the war dead and lost loved ones.
Do hope you’ll have some birding time.
NOTE: If you have the M-1 there is a new update available. Looks like a good one!
Cheers and Chirps,
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All are nice, but I really like the Snowy Egret.
Here are a few from this week, all with the EM1, 50-200 SWD and EC14.
BTW Richard, I really like the Peregrine and the Snowy!
I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
It is spring in NJ and we have all our summer residents. The Cardinals, Orioles, Redstarts, Catbirds, Towhees, Grosbeaks, Wrens, Finches, Chickadees, Titmice, Thrushes, Thrashers, Woodpeckers, Sparrows, Hummingbirds, & Blackbirds are all now in breeding colors and back at their homes in my back yard. However, I think the most impressive may be the male Wild Turkey.
A series of the different body positions of a tern hunting for fish.
I thought they worked better in B&W.
DJR3, You have quite a back yard, where in NJ are you? JL, I really like the third tern shot!
DJR3, You have quite a back yard, where in NJ are you? JL, I really like the third tern shot!-- hide signature --
In Wantage Twp (Sussex County). I also have of deer & black bear, though I have only seen four of my last years 11 black bear.
These are a few images, all made with the E-M1 and the m75-300mm lens. I'm starting to really like this combo.
Hi Milt, I really like the first and last!
Not sure it's a single mom or the dad was busy working
Bob, nice series. I am partial to the little Stilts. It is remarkable that they try to feed for themselves within a day after they hatch.
Jeff, the terns are very nice, especially in B&W. I find it almost impossible to capture an image of them hitting the water and coming up with a fish. Well done series.
The Hawk, Falcon and Snowy are very nice. The Raven's lighting leaves a bit to be desired.
All taken with E-M1 and 50-200mm SWD + EC2.0
These shots are from earlier this year, taken on the SE Coast of Australia.
I was on an early morning walk around the shoreline and found a mix of species happily sharing the bounty of a large bed of kelp that had been washed up on the rocks.
Here's a White-faced Heron working its way through the crowd . . .
And a shot focussing on the pair of Sooty Oystercatchers
and a pair of Chestnut Teal
The drake is taking a rest, and the duck seems to have a piece of kelp stuck in her mouth
An another White-faced Heron
One of my favorite birds to photograph, cheerful, colorful and always on the move.
Comments, questions and critique always welcome.