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Old Tuesday 27th December 2016, 23:13   #24
Mike Kilburn
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The best method is to switch to manual focus and hence is ok for stationary birds, but very difficult if the target is moving.

Also - here's my best efforts of the Buff-breasted Sandpiper - a fishpond bottom composed of rain-spattered fish turd hardly makes for an attractive background!

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Hong Kong: Ultramarine Flycatcher, Rufous-faced Warbler, European Golden Plover (468)
Greater China: Franklin's Gull, Buff-breasted Sandpiper European Golden Plover (972)
Lifer: Middle Spotted Woodpecker, Steller's Sea Eagle

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