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Bohemian Waxwings
These were a very welcome surprise yesterday, my first in 34 years (the last one was at the Golden-winged Warbler twitch of 1989). Through window glass, from 45 yards. Thank you for your comments, and good birding!

John
Habitat
Breeds in the taiga, usually in pine or spruce, sometimes mixed with birch, rarely in mountains but found in foothills and lowlands. In autumn seeks berry-bearing trees and bushes and occurs in gardens, parks and along hedgerows on farmland and on roadsides (Opus)
Location
London, UK
Date taken
25 November 2023
Scientific name
Bombycilla garrulus
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/2000th sec, f/5.6. ISO 640
A nice surprise is always welcome,John,let's hope they come to visit you again now that they made it to the UK.
 
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What a treat this must have been! Such beautiful birds and a they arrived with bright skies. Terrific picture and congratulations for this first in 34 years John! That is a long dry spell!
 
fantastic, John!! superb photo of these beautiful birds, last time I saw them was during the 2005 invasion here, hope to see them again one day; top marks, many tfs!!
 

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Britain & Europe
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Jonno52
Date added
View count
243
Comment count
7

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Device
Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/2000 second(s)
ISO
640
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Waxwings 443A8899 1400 standard BF.jpg
File size
249.5 KB
Date taken
Sat, 25 November 2023 4:10 PM
Dimensions
1400px x 787px

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