Birds 2012

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:55 pm

+1
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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby mvanrheenen » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:19 am

Dr. Harout wrote:+1


Make that 2!

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby Dusty » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:25 pm

mvanrheenen wrote:
Dr. Harout wrote:+1


Make that 2!


3!

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby david antony » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:07 pm

Just fabulous photos and species Robbie, thanks for sharing.

Duck in the marshes last week-end.

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby RobbieA » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:31 pm

Very nice david antony...

I finally got round to processing some Malachite Kingfisher images from earlier this year..

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby sury » Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:26 pm

David,
Great Duck "shooting". :)

Robbie,
Nice set of Kingfishers. Is that fish in the mouth of the Kingfisher in the first shot?

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby Birma » Sat Dec 22, 2012 3:07 pm

Wonderful birds shots all. I especially like the Swallow and the Kingfisher of course ! I like DA's duck hiding in the reeds too :)
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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby aster » Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:13 pm

Hi David Antony, : )

Neat duck with a sweet face and feathers.

Missed your work. Thanks for sharing.


Hi Robbie, : )

A spectacle of great kingfisher shots; Bright colours and a special kind of kingfisher too.

Thanks for sharing,

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby Greg Beetham » Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:20 am

Inspirational captures RobbieA, I like the duck too DA.
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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby RobbieA » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:25 am

Yes Sury, that's a fish in the mouth of the kingfisher..

Thank you all for your positive comments..

I came across a Woodland Kingfisher yesterday in some thick brush.. more a record shot but still nice..

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby RobbieA » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:28 am

I also by chance discovered this Green Wood Hoopoe nest and the parents were in and out feeding every 20 minutes or so..

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby sury » Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:54 pm

Thank you Robbie, for such visual delight.... :) I take it all these birds are around where you live.
In the urban jungle I live, I have to go look for them.

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby RobbieA » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:30 pm

Unfortunately not Sury.. I travel quite a bit around the regions where I live to capture these images. The Hoopoe was about 2 and half hours drive... and for avian photography you have to be at your destination at sunrise which is just after 5am here at the moment.. so I was up at 2am, left by 2.30 and at the nature reserve by 5am...

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby sury » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:04 pm

Wow. I appreciate the shots all the more, now that I know how much of an effort went into it,
not to mention the talent. Thank you.

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Re: Birds 2012

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:58 pm

Robbie, you can't imagine how I enjoy your shots (also envy :oops: ).
Well done buddy.
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