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Game Warden

Here's mine to get the ball rolling.

 

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Palm Nut Vulture in flight, Kosi Bay, South Africa.

 

Next up I tag @@Peter Connan

 

(Note: if the tagged member doesn't reply within a couple of days, tag someone else...)

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A brand-new one especially for this thread. From today: Red-Crested Pochard     I tag @@TonyQ

It is flying right at me! What a catch, @@TonyQ. Well done!   This is closer to home. In fact, about 2 blocks from my home. We are approaching this time of year again. Spring is coming.    

Thanks @@JohnR   Here's a white-backed vulture coming in to land, with his full landing gear and attack systems out to get a prime spot at the carcass.     Let's ask @@Tomas to post a bird pict

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Peter Connan

Challenge accepted.

 

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Lilac-breasted roller, Kgalagadi.

 

I tag @@xelas

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Lets play the game!

 

Mallard / Anas platyrhynchos

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Nikon D7100 + Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED @ 500mm, 1/640 sec, f/6.3, ISO360, VR ON, handheld, cropped.

 

Picture taken at dead-end water canal 150 m away from my house, Ljubljana on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 at 14:00.

 

I tag @@Tom Kellie

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Juvenile Larus michahellis by Canale della Giudecca



Photographed on 1 April, 2013 at 6:09 pm in Venice, Italy on the Canale della Giudecca with an EOS 1D X camera and a Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 50mm f/2 ZE lens



ISO 100, 1/4000 sec., f/2, manual focussed, handheld Manual mode exposure




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I tag @@michael-ibk


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Tom Kellie

~ @@Game Warden

 

In retrospect, your palm nut vulture image is a mighty fine photograph.

Looking at it again, there's impressive detail and an overall cool, aesthetic look about it.

It's a great bird image to start off this topic.

Tom K.

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A brand-new one especially for this thread. :) From today: Red-Crested Pochard

 

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I tag @@TonyQ

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Peter Connan

Beautiful pictures being posted here!

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TonyQ

I agree on the beautiful photos!

Great idea for a thread @@Game Warden

 

Thank you @@michael-ibk

Here is one taken on 23.12.15

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Black Headed Gull (probably...) (Birmingham)

 

For the next post I tag @@Atravelynn

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It is flying right at me! What a catch, @@TonyQ. Well done!

 

This is closer to home. In fact, about 2 blocks from my home. We are approaching this time of year again. Spring is coming.

 

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I am tagging @@pault for a little bif if he is so inclined.

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@@Atravelynn

What a lovely photo- I didn't know they took their babies on their back!

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Tom Kellie

~ @@pault

 

That's one of the most striking BIF images I've seen.

The dark wings against the haunting background has that post-apocalyptic look.

One-of-a-kind and thus memorable.

I like it!

Tom K.

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A bif as requested by @@Atravelynn

 

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@@ZaminOz please produce a native Australian bird

No Bif Background? Please tell us what or where! I think Edgar Allan Poe would like this shot too.

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It is an Asian Openbill Stork @@Atravelynn ... a winter visitor to Thailand. Taken just a short distance from home.

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It is an Asian Openbill Stork @@Atravelynn ... a winter visitor to Thailand. Taken just a short distance from home.

Nice camera work at home.

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Hi @@pault thanks for the tag!

I apologise for not having posted anything yet as I can't do it from work and often don't have time to sit down at the computer when I get home. However I will do so (tonight hopefully).

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Australian Shelducks, Rottnest Island, Western Australia

 

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Pentax K10, f6.3, 1/500, ISO 100

 

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Pentax K10, f6.3, 1/350, ISO 100

 

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Pentax K10, f6.3, 1/350, ISO 100

 

I tag @@deano

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kittykat23uk

Great images ! :) keep them coming.

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deano

thank you @@ZaminOz....but this is what you get when you tag a non birder - a bird that happens to be in a picture of something else!

 

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Shamwari Game Reserve 18 March 2013 Nikon P510 1/60 F4.8 ISO400 and those numbers mean only slightly less to me now than they did then. I believe that one of the objects in this picture is a hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)

 

@@kittykat23uk - since you are enjoying this thread then please consider yourself tagged!

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LOL @@deano I was like you once, but I was then inspired by all the amazing "birders" on Safaritalk to start paying more attention to the "feathered ones" on safaris (and at home). Wouldn't exactly call myself a "twitcher", but I certainly appreciate the bird sightings more now.

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Thanks @@kittykat23uk. How about one of the first shots taken with the brand new 7D mark II from our recent Kruger trip?

 

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How about it @@JohnR

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Aaargh, @@Tdgraves IANAB!

 

But I've a thousand images of my garden taken through a grimy kitchen window, so here is a soggy long-tailed tit in the rain on 28 March 2016; EOS 7D2 + 100-400L mark 2 at 400mm, ISO 3200, f/8 at 1/125 handheld.

 

 

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I nominate @lmSA84 to post next.

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You don't need to be a birder @@JohnR neither am I......

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