1 for the birds ongoing Vol. 1 2014

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aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
1 for the birds ongoing Vol. 1 2014

All skill levels welcomed. All cameras welcomed as long as at least one photo comes from a Nikon 1 camera for each of your post.

1. Please title your post and post photos in a reply to the first post in this thread.

2. 6 photos max per post. You are encouraged to post as many times as needed.

3. Comments are welcomed

4. Please ID your photos. Ask if you do not know the ID, provide location to help.

5. Give as much information as possible to help others in their pursuit of Birding: Such as Location, Habitat, EXIF, Distance to Bird, additional equipment used such as tripod, flash or blind.

6. Have fun, post often.

Previous Volumes as links here:

Thanks,
Aandeg.

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OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Starting it off with a Killdeer

Taken early morning:
Species: Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Taken in Western NY at the Genesee river valley

Nikon v2 and 300mm afs, Hand held braced against my car door.  Accommodating killdeer was about 20' away.  No crop.

Same place and time as the Killdeer

Osprey

Image cropped and resized approx. 50%

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Tord S Eriksson
Tord S Eriksson Forum Pro • Posts: 11,158
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

That killdeer is s stunner! Bravo!

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Tord S Eriksson
Tord S Eriksson Forum Pro • Posts: 11,158
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

OK, some birds:

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DesertCat Contributing Member • Posts: 695
Tree swallow

Tree Swallow on barbed wire

This is a tree swallow I managed to photo in one of the fields near Corvallis, Oregon. Shot with the 30-110mm and cropped. This was hand shot with a Nikon V2.

Guarding the nest

This is a picture of the same fellow on a different day. This one is uncropped but with the same setup. I'm guessing I was about 12 feet (~4 meters) away when I took it.

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AEPA Regular Member • Posts: 278
Random Bird set 1
4

Downy Woodpecker 
(Picoides villosus)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)

House Finch (Carpodacus cassinil)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

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OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

Thank you Tord.  It's nice when they hang around long enough.

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OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Re: Tree swallow
1

Very nice, often try to catch them in flight.  Very fast birds great colors on them.

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Jerry Fisher Senior Member • Posts: 1,068
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

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Jerry Fisher Senior Member • Posts: 1,068
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

both shot on safari in Tanzania last year. Serengeti National Park.

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Jerry Fisher Senior Member • Posts: 1,068
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

sorry..not shot from 1 series camera. Mine has not arrived yet. Moderator, please delete both posts.

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Wu Jiaqiu
Wu Jiaqiu Forum Pro • Posts: 23,855
some from Thailand
1

Nikon V1, 300mm/f4 and FT-1

Magpie Robin

Asian Openbill Stork

Egret

not sure what these are but i just love the expressions

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Pete Rissler Forum Member • Posts: 54
Re: Random Bird set 1

Very nice!

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D300SandV1shooter Senior Member • Posts: 2,238
Re: 1 for the birds ongoing Vol. 1 2014

Gull

Sparrow feeding juvenile

Blackbird

Jackdaw

walter g1 Contributing Member • Posts: 735
Re: 1 for the birds ongoing Vol. 1 2014

Great start guys. But, The thread title needs to be changed to include the words Nikon 1 system.
Less confusing that way, and so it also shows up on google search.

OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Re: Random Bird set 1

Nicely done Aepa.

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OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Re: Starting it off with a Killdeer

Like them both, what is the blue bird called?

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OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Re: some from Thailand

They are all stunning Wu Jiaqiu.  The last one may be a couple of asian pied starlings?

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OP aandeg Regular Member • Posts: 219
Re: 1 for the birds ongoing Vol. 1 2014

That is a good idea.  Will make a change for Vol. 2

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AEPA Regular Member • Posts: 278
Re: Random Bird set 1

Nicely done Aepa.

Thank you. I see so many nice species on this forum and can't help but wish we could publish them in our own book. (Birds 2014)

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