Birds In Flight

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nan
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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by nan » Wed May 29, 2013 8:13 pm

Ho ! nice ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by Toko » Wed May 29, 2013 8:42 pm

Great photography O:V O:V O:V

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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by steamtrainfan » Wed May 29, 2013 8:44 pm

Thanks very much Dewi and nan.

Here are the rest of the best that I have.

A Cape-glossy starling coming in to land.
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A ring-necked dove taking off.
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Red-winged starlings.
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A masked weaver (I think) landing between two doves.
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Then at last, after weeks of waiting, I managed to get some shots of the very elusive and timid green wood-hoopoe.
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My best fly past photo.
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My BEEEG problem with this location is the horrible dark background which makes good shots very difficult to take.
Faith is the bird that feels the light while the dawn is still dark. Author unknown.

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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by Flutterby » Wed May 29, 2013 8:45 pm

Wow...your pics are getting better all the time!! ^Q^

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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by steamtrainfan » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:46 pm

We had the privilege of the Grey Hornbill coming to visit today and I was fortunate enough to fire off two shots of him as he flew off.

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Both shot at 1/2000 f5.6 and iso 500 with Sigma 300ml lens.

Any improvements I could have made - please feel free to comment.
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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by Toko » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:53 pm

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ Great capture of a beautiful bird -O

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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by Flutterby » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:56 pm

Lovely STF. \O

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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by Dewi » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:59 pm

\O ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^ Great captures. O/\
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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by nan » Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:19 pm

joli ! ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Birds In Flight

Post by Amoli » Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:19 pm

Excellent !! ^Q^
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