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  1. Expression, Intelligence?

    Expression, Intelligence?

    A Rook has started coming to the garden to grab food recently, fascinating to watch
  2. Black Browed Albatross  2203.jpg

    Black Browed Albatross 2203.jpg

    Managed this image while hanging over the front observing platform of a ferry in the Strait of Magellan. It was as low as I could go. The wind and water-spray kissing my eyes was cold, and then there was the fear of dropping my kit (of course I forgot my camera strap)! Photographed hundreds of...
  3. Little egret

    Little egret

    Lost in a sea of black and white.
  4. Black Winged Stilt in flight

    Black Winged Stilt in flight

    A chance shot as I wasn't really shooting a high enough speed for flight when this Stilt took off from wading at Hickling.
  5. DSC00838 copy.jpg

    DSC00838 copy.jpg

    Black Tailed Godwit. A reflective shot :)
  6. Black Drongo

    Black Drongo

    S/he was far away. BG is a half-dried Chromolaena bush which didn't help the exposure either . Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous post.
  7. Black Vulture???

    Black Vulture???

    I believe that this is a Black Vulture. There were 4 of them around a dead animal over the weekend.
  8. Black-necked Stilt

    Black-necked Stilt

    I took this photo back in July of 2016 out at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve in the Las Vegas area.
  9. Great black backed gull

    Great black backed gull

    Great black backed gull captured in the snow at Upper Leirfossen, Trondheim, Norway.
  10. IMG_7506 Black Redstart.jpg

    IMG_7506 Black Redstart.jpg

    Although not common in SE Kent, there are a few locations where you can see Black Redstarts, most of the places I know are coastal and the birds love to look for food among the rocks and concrete blocks added as coastal defense.
  11. White-tipped Black Moth

    White-tipped Black Moth

    White-tipped Black Moth (Melanchroia chephise: Geometridae) Wingspan ca. 3.3 cm (1.3 in). It may or may not be significant but the plant it kept landing on is an annual herb known as Drummonds leaf-flower (Phyllanthus abnormis: Euphorbiaceae)
  12. The Brothers Grim

    The Brothers Grim

    Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus atratus)
  13. Black Vultures

    Black Vultures

    Black Vultures (Coragyps atratus atratus)
  14. Black - faced Grassquit (female)

    Black - faced Grassquit (female)

  15. Black - faced Grassquit (male)

    Black - faced Grassquit (male)

  16. Black-throated Thrush

    Black-throated Thrush

    Because of the cold they came to cities more in last winter.
  17. Black Vultures

    Black Vultures

    Black Vulture Roost (Coragyps atratus atratus) Roosting on a transmission tower carrying high voltage transmission lines.
  18. Black Redstart

    Black Redstart

    I found this colorful Redstart when it gazed at me.
  19. Black-Headed Gull

    Black-Headed Gull

    Black-Headed Gull, taken at Waterfront Park, Mt. Pleasant SC.
  20. Black Vulture (adult)

    Black Vulture (adult)

    Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus atratus) Adult. Tomorrow my wife and I fly to Argentina for a few weeks. I will not be on line during that time. I wish everyone great birding and photographing. Lol, the forecast for the first day we arrive is rain. Cheers! Stanley
  21. Black Vulture (1st yr bird)

    Black Vulture (1st yr bird)

    Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus atratus) 1st yr bird. Age determined by the mottling in its bill and its black head. The mottling will turn to an all black bill before the head turns gray.
  22. Great Black Wasp (male)

    Great Black Wasp (male)

    Great Black Wasp (Sphex pensylvanicus: Sphecidae) Male. 2.0-3.5 cm (0.8-1.4 in) long. It was hunting on Peppervine.
  23. Black Vultures

    Black Vultures

    Black Vultures (Coragyps atratus atratus)
  24. Black Tailed Godwit

    Black Tailed Godwit

    Captured this lovely bird at Barons Haugh Nature reserve
  25. Black-legged Kittiwake

    Black-legged Kittiwake

    Black-legged Kittiwake