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common quail (male)
My lucky day.
A nice farewell gift form this 35-year long favourite birding spot of mine, Wednesday next week we definitely move to the south of France.
Habitat
alpine meadow at 1750 m altitude
Location
Chamrousse Roche Beranger, Belledonne mountains, Isère, France
Date taken
17 June 2023
Scientific name
Coturnix coturnix
Equipment used
canon EOS 90D + canon 400 mm 1:5.6
Not an easy bird to capture,JJ,looks almost sad you're leaving this birding spot.You can always revisit i guess.
 
A great farewell shot, JJ. Whereabouts are you moving to?
 
A great farewell shot, JJ. Whereabouts are you moving to?
Hi Kits,
we moved to a village not far from the town of Arles, in the Camargue. We live there now since almost two years, but I have been spending the majority of my time in the Grenoble area for my work. Wednesday is my last day at work, then I will permanently join my wife in the south.
 
So cute!!! Maybe not quite as cute as California quails, but I would still love to see one. Tfs, and enjoy your retirement!!!
 
Supporter
Fantastic low camera view frontal close-up. Terrific eye contact, focus, setting, colors, and detail. Outstanding JJ! I hope you find many more favorite birding spots in the south of France to enjoy for another 35 years. Cheers!
 
Opus Editor
Congratulations on your move, JJ, I hope you enjoy your retirement as much as I enjoy mine!
 

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Device
Canon Canon EOS 90D
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/640 second(s)
ISO
400
Filename
quail 23_01.jpg
File size
2.7 MB
Date taken
Sat, 17 June 2023 7:56 AM
Dimensions
2388px x 1344px

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