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Thornbill

Thornbill
 ISO 2000 | f 6.3 | 1/2000
lens 55-250mm



Thornbill
 ISO 2000 | f 6.3 | 1/2000
lens 55-250mm

24 comments:

  1. Marvelous photography. I struggle to capture good bird shots.
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    1. Practice, lots and lots of practice and even more patience.

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  2. I love how sharp his (her?) eye is! They are such delicate creatures.

    Thank you for joining us again this week for Photo Friday!

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    1. I have no idea if it's a male or female or even what type of thornbill it is. It's the first time I've ever managed to capture one in flight though.

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  3. Avian subjects are some of my favorites. :) These are great shots - perching birds are the hardest for me to photograph, with their quick little movements!

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    1. You need fast shutter speed and lots of luck!

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  4. Great photographs, especially the action shot. #AnimalTales

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    1. Thanks Ian. It's my first success on getting a small bird in flight.

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  5. What lovely captures! I only manage to take photos of birds from afar, but then again, I only have a point and shoot camera :) #animaltales.

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    1. It's had to get birds without a zoom lens.

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  6. Two really fantastic images. Superb.

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    1. It's nice of you to say so. You take truly lovely shots yourself.

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  7. Always a fantastic capture from you! #AnimalTales

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  8. Great picture! Love the detail of the open wing feathers.

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    1. I wish it had been a bit sharper. Fingers crossed for next time.

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  9. Lovely shots and I love seeing birds from around the world. Are thornbirds common birds?
    Thank you for adding a totally new (to me) bird to #AnimalTales

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    1. Yes they're everywhere here, but it's hard to tell them apart from lots of other small brown birds unless you can get a photo to see the details. (well for me it is) I do feel like I was cheating a bit linking this up to Animal Tales this week, I thought I had an animal post to share but then I couldn't find it..

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  10. The Mother says - Fab photography. These birds in flight look amazing. #animaltales

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  11. Beautiful photography - so crisp and clean I almost feel the feathers!
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  12. Amazing capture! I love the first photo because of the movement and I can see the detail on his wings. #wwwblp

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    1. I was quite surprised when the wings weren't a complete blur, the shot was in the shadows and I wasn't game to increase the shutter speed any more then that.

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