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Jefferson Shank

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Here are some of my best bird photos. Anyone else care to share theirs? Taken with Canon Powershot G3X.

  1. Carolina Wren
  2. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  3. Tree Swallow
  4. Herring Gull
  5. Eastern Bluebird
 

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Surreybirder

Ken Noble
I wouldn't put this 'up there' with some of the near professional shots but I rather like this one I took of some purple sandpipers because to me it captures the essence of their resilience in the face of the sea.
And a couple of ravens, also in Cornwall.
 

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Jefferson Shank

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I enjoy trying to get pictures of birds in action such as flying, foraging, etc. also in their natural habitat. Thanks for sharing your favorites.
 

Farnboro John

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First some American birds from a trip to Yellowstone, since the OP is from that side of the pond:

Cedar Waxwing

Mountain Bluebird

Western Tanager

American Dippers

Clark's Nutcracker
 

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Farnboro John

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Now some European stuff. Some of this is photographic hide stuff but not all (none of the American pictures were, all of those were ambling about in the open with a camera). I also like action shots. :t:

John
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
South Africa
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
South Africa
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
Venezuela
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
Costa Rica
 

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Paul Chapman

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Jefferson Shank/Nutcracker/Surreybirder/John/Andy - all very nice. A request to name the species though. I think my favourite so far is John's European Bee-eater. I struggled to get down to five whilst waiting up for a boxing bout last night but now the precedent is set for multiple posts, I'll get it down to 15 when home later concentrating on flight/action.

All the best
 

Nutcracker

Stop Brexit!
First some American birds from a trip to Yellowstone, since the OP is from that side of the pond:

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Clark's Nutcracker
Smart pic! On a Whitebark Pine Pinus albicaulis :t:

DYK: a Clark's Nutcracker will collect up to 100,000 seeds out of Whitebark Pine cones in an autumn, and hide them scattered over an area 30 km x 30 km for a winter & spring food supply - and then refind ALL of them, up to 8 months later, and even when they're buried under a metre of snow . . . :eek!:

Want to redefine the meaning of 'birdbrain'? o:D
 

Paul Chapman

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OK - my efforts trying mainly to get some action photos counting down from 15 to my favourite....

All photos were taken hand held with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III & Sigma 50-500mm zoom - save for 11 & 10 where a Canon EOS 1100D body was used.

15 - Hawk Owl creeping along a snow covered branch (07.12.13) - Helsinki, Finland – f/6.3, 1/1000th & ISO3200

14 – Bridled Terns floating on plastic with reflection (09.04.17) – Persian Gulf, Kuwait - f/6.3, 1/1250th & ISO125

13 – Thick-billed Lark staring down the lens (07.02.20) – Hameishar Plain, Israel - f/6.3, 1/1000th & ISO640

12 – Spotted Crakes playing with weed with reflection (10.04.17) – Jahra Pools, Kuwait - f/6.3, 1/640th &
ISO400

11 – Little Gull dip feeding (21.05.12) – Kuusamo, Finland - f/9, 1/500th & ISO800 (Canon EOS 1100D)

All the best

Paul
 

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Paul Chapman

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10 – Bee-eaters flying (07.06.12) - Birecik, Turkey – f/13, 1/1000th & ISO800 (Canon EOS 1100D)

09 – Bridled Tern flying (09.04.17) – Persian Gulf, Kuwait – f/6.3, 1/1250th & ISO125

08 – Montagu’s Harrier stealing an egg (13.04.17) – KABD Reserve, Kuwait – f/6.3, 1/1000th & ISO800

07 – Spotted Flycatcher flycatching (11.04.17) – Al-liyah Reserve, Kuwait – f/6.3, 1/1600th & ISO125

06 – Coot attacking Great White Egret to defend chick (26.08.18) – Chew Valley Lake, Somerset – f/6.3, 1/1000th & ISO320

All the best

Paul
 

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Paul Chapman

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05 – Bulwer’s Petrel feeding (03.07.18) – Madeira, Portugal - f/6.3, 1/1600th & ISO250

04 – Grey Herons fighting over feeding area (08.10.17) - Chew Valley Lake, Somerset – f/6.3, 1/1250th & ISO125

03 – Barn Swallow flying (11.05.13) – Gordano Valley, Somerset – f/7.1, 1/1250th & ISO400

02 – Roseate Tern landing (03.07.18) – Madeira, Portugal – f/6.3, 1/1600th & ISO320

01 – Cory’s Shearwater taking off (03.07.18) – Madeira, Portugal – f/6.3, 1/1600th & ISO400

All the best

Paul
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
Costa Rica, Nikon D810 with Sigma sport 150-600 lens
 

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Farnboro John

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Sorry, didn't specify kit: all the ones I put up are Canon 7D Mk II with a 500mm f4 Mk I on the front.

For the last year I've almost exclusively used a 100-400 Mk II, still on the ol' 7DII: the 500 f4 is now reserved for special occasions/when i know I'm not walking far.

John
 

Andy Adcock

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England
Venezuela
 

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