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Reed Warbler from this mornings walk, singing or rather 'warbling' in the new year...

ILCE-7RM4.    Sony 70/200mm F2.8 G master E Mount. FE 90mm F2.8. FE 100mm F2.8 STF. FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 G master. FE 24-105mm.
 



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Post Options Post Options   Quote JS5 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 January 2020 at 20:13
Downy Woodpecker



Sony A99II + Minolta 400mm 4.5
1/640sec at iso 640
Shot at 4.4 (according to the metadata the minolta 4.5 is more likely a 4.4 max aperture :))
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Post Options Post Options   Quote 800si Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 11:25
Mandarin Duck

_DSC5950 by Jason Kazuta, on Flickr

- Sony A7RIV + Canon 600mm f4L
- 1/640 sec, f4, 400 ISO
Canon 5DmkIV, Nikon Z7, Sony A7RIV, and some lenses.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jozioau Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 12:10
Jason,
Magnificent duck. Great photo.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 13:13
Originally posted by Jozioau Jozioau wrote:

Jason,
Magnificent duck. Great photo.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Cucoo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 14:45
Yes, great duck / photo!

Here's a blackbird.

Heavy crop since I was trying something with an 100mm prime. I'm just glad I was able to manually focus fast enough



a7ii + Minolta 100mm 2,5
 



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Post Options Post Options   Quote bms44974 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 19:21
We see Cooper's Hawks in our neighborhood frequently, but not often in our backyard. It had apparently missed some prey in our yard and flew up to the fence to take stock of its situation.

#1: Look Left


#2: Look Right


#3: Busted!


A7R4 (thank you Lori!) + FE100400GM

TFL... Brian
A7rIV; A7rII; A6500; A77; SEL2470Z; SEL90M28G; SEL100400GM; SELP1650; SAL70300G; SAL50M28; CZ1680; LA-EA4
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pbcbob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 20:27
I did not realize the American Bittern had a snack (frog) in his mouth when I took the picture.
American Bittern with Snack by Robert Cummings, on Flickr
A77, Minolta 300mm F2.8 NHS, 1/8000, F3.5, 300mm.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Hezu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 January 2020 at 23:34
My first bird photo of this decade:

House sparrow (Passer domesticus)

α7R III + Sony FE 5.6-6.3/200-600 G OSS @ 565 mm, f/6.3, 1/640 s, ISO 200
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Post Options Post Options   Quote VictorV Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 January 2020 at 03:58
Pine Grosbeaks

Male





Female





A99 | M400/4,5
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pbcbob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 January 2020 at 11:06
Like a great painting Victor. Looks cold. Brrr.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 January 2020 at 14:49
Good captures Victor!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fred_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 January 2020 at 14:50
Originally posted by pbcbob pbcbob wrote:

I did not realize the American Bittern had a snack (frog) in his mouth when I took the picture.

Nice catch! Always nice to find these surprises afterwards
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Hezu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 January 2020 at 16:10
Couple thrushes:

Female blackbird (Turdus merula)

α7R III + Sony 5.6-6.3/200-600 G OSS @ 600 mm, f/6.3, 1/800 s, ISO 1250

Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)

α7R III + Sony 5.6-6.3/200-600 G OSS @ 600 mm, f/6.3, 1/1600 s, ISO 1250
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