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Old 09-12-2018, 03:11 PM
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Outside Port Alberni.....grabbing a dead snapper
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Old 09-12-2018, 09:49 PM
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Nice pics KegRiver. Sora Rail is one I have not seen yet.
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:09 AM
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Sure enjoy wildlife pics. Most saved are local to the farm. Juv sawhet owl and hummer on hollyhock are this year. Fav yellow bird is male yellow warbler of several years ago (shot through kitchen glass so some sharpness gone and backlit, but still a fav).
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Old 09-13-2018, 07:18 AM
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Some great pics posted. This was one of a pair of swallows that were busily feeding their chicks along the Bow River. Edit: Not sure why it posted sideways. Oh well.
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Old 09-13-2018, 07:31 AM
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I agree - an excellent thread and the quality of photos are superb.

What cameras and lens are you guys using and I would guess that some of you are using tripods?

Thanks for the picts
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Old 09-13-2018, 09:03 AM
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Sony RX10 1V, fast shutter speed, fast focus, higher ISO, good anti shake, no tripod.
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:51 AM
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There was a few big battles in our yard this spring, they finally learned to live together & had a few young one's ...

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Mama Hummer had 2 as small as a peanut.








It's Sept 13th, still summer, see Jonathan Livingston Seagull ... aka ... Stanley out there ? He's sitting on #18 fairway of the Sylvan G&CC.



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Old 09-13-2018, 11:32 AM
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I use a Canon XSI with a 100 to 400 L series zoom lens, handheld most of the time. It has image stabilization so it can be handheld.
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Old 09-13-2018, 01:13 PM
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Old 09-13-2018, 02:23 PM
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I'm not a birder but have lots of pictures of birds.
Mostly ones around the yard but some from holidays too.

Baby Hawks-39 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Baby Hawks-15 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Spring Pictures-99 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Spring Pictures-134 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Spring Pictures-158 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Spring Pictures-187 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Spring Pictures-191 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Spring Pictures-206 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Battle Lake-84 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Oregon Coast Road Trip-323 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Rock Lake-83 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

BC Vacation-161 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

Gregg Lake-66 by Trevoroni, on Flickr

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Old 09-13-2018, 02:34 PM
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Great images everyone, thanks for sharing these.
As I didn't grow up here I don't know most of these birds, can anyone recommend a good book to ID birds?
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Old 09-13-2018, 04:32 PM
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Great images everyone, thanks for sharing these.
As I didn't grow up here I don't know most of these birds, can anyone recommend a good book to ID birds?

My go to bird identification books are;

The Sibley Feild Guide to Birds of Western North America by David Allen Sibley.
published by Alfred A Knopf

And;

Birds of Alberta by Chris Fisher & John Acorn
Published by Lone Pine Publishing.

I have six other Bird reference books but these two provide more information and better illustrations then most and I use them way more then all the other books I have, combined.
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Thank you!
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:40 PM
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This one nested in our yard this summer.
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Old 09-13-2018, 07:47 PM
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Had some success with Goldeneye cavity nesting ducks again this year.

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Mama Mallard looked a bit confused.


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Old 09-14-2018, 06:39 AM
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Lots of great photos here, wow! Here's a few that I shot recently...

A Great Horned Owl, with breakfast(?) in his feet??


Two Merlin chicks, from a mated pair we had in the backyard this year.


Another Merlin photo that I took the other day, just lifting off!
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:51 PM
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Yellow-headed Blackbird



Ruffed Grouse



Eastern Kingbird



Dusky (Blue) Grouse



Ruddy Ground-Dove




Green-rumped Parrotlet at nest hole



Purple Honeycreeper
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:08 PM
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That male roughed grouse picture is amazing... also the molting owls
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