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Currently living, snapping photos and watching nature in Kuwait, Middle East

Jolie ville, Maritime, Golf course Located between Naama bay and the airport at the coast side

Purple Heron visit

Posted Wednesday 7th April 2010 at 06:32 by NicoleB
Updated Wednesday 7th April 2010 at 06:37 by NicoleB

Just after waking up this morning, hubby told me that there’s a big bird on the football field.
For hubby that can be anything from a crow to a heron.
In this case it was a Purple Heron.

I just managed to get up, get my cam, switch the lens to the 200mm and put in a new battery and take one crappy shot (and a few more real crappy ones in...
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Pied Kingfisher, Ceryle rudis, Graufischer

Posted Friday 4th December 2009 at 14:09 by NicoleB

Not the greatest shots of this fast Fisherman, but with the distance I had to deal with (approx. 50m or more), I am happy with what I got (plus, I shot with the wrong ISO all day, without noticing, sigh) :)

More pics on my blog, if you care

This Kingfisher is up to 25cm tall and has a black and white plumage.
His crown feathers form a short crest....
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Little acrobat

Posted Sunday 22nd November 2009 at 06:53 by NicoleB
Updated Sunday 22nd November 2009 at 06:55 by NicoleB
This little Beauty was giving me a flight show last Friday on the Golf course.

It took me a while to find him in my books and my gallery.
But I knew I had seen him (and IDed him) before.

It amazes me, how far I did come in identifying...
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