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Forum: Birds July 18th, 2014, 04:19 PM
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Hazel - I'm sorry to hear that a monopod/tripod...

Hazel - I'm sorry to hear that a monopod/tripod isn't the solution. And to not even be able to play with them on the computer :cry: I admit, post-processing isn't my favorite part, I'd rather be...
Forum: Birds July 18th, 2014, 07:35 AM
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Hazel - The tanager and the warbler are stunning....

Hazel - The tanager and the warbler are stunning. And that's a good close up of the sparrow.
Do you mostly hand hold your camera? Have you thought about something like a monopod? I'd been hand...
Forum: Birds July 17th, 2014, 04:01 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
The swallows are too fast for me to catch in...

The swallows are too fast for me to catch in flight (so far anyway) but will occasionally oblige by perching and sitting still. The speckled bird is, if I'm identifying it right, a female red wing...
Forum: Birds July 17th, 2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Another wading bird. I'm not sure of the exact...

Another wading bird. I'm not sure of the exact species. A family of mallards in front, and a mother wood duck and her baby in the back.
Forum: Birds July 17th, 2014, 03:55 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Next, his smaller relative, the Green Heron....

Next, his smaller relative, the Green Heron. (Thanks for the identification, Hazel!) I love how bright their eyes are.
Forum: Birds July 17th, 2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
I have some more to share. The river is only a...

I have some more to share. The river is only a 10-15 minute walk away, and these are some of my favourite sightings. Starting off, the great blue heron.
Forum: Birds May 20th, 2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Been a while since I visited this thread but I...

Been a while since I visited this thread but I got a couple of good shots.
One of a yellow warbler and one of a mourning dove.
Forum: Birds November 8th, 2012, 07:49 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Thankfully, the vet visits were just annual...

Thankfully, the vet visits were just annual vaccines/checkups, but the first one caught an ear infection that needed treatment and a follow up to ensure the medication worked.
the renos...Um, it's...
Forum: Birds October 26th, 2012, 12:22 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Hazel, I'm sorry taht with renos, vet visits and...

Hazel, I'm sorry taht with renos, vet visits and other stuff, this is the first chance I've had to check out your photos. The woodcock is neat. I've never seen one of those.
And I like the ones...
Forum: Birds October 13th, 2012, 01:47 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Wow! Hazel. what a busy morning. can't wait to...

Wow! Hazel. what a busy morning. can't wait to see if the photos turn out. Hopefully the photos turned out.
Forum: Birds August 25th, 2012, 01:11 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
I second Hazel's wish for a birding trip led by...

I second Hazel's wish for a birding trip led by your friend. They are amazing at finding nests, it must take a lot of patience to find all those nests and then spend time watching for a picture....
Forum: Birds August 24th, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Those virds are gorgeous, GF. And I second...

Those virds are gorgeous, GF. And I second Hazel. Since we never see Australian birds (except at the zoo) any pictures you share will be interesting. I really like your golden whistler, he looks...
Forum: Birds July 16th, 2012, 11:06 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Great! It's neat seeing birds up close that I...

Great! It's neat seeing birds up close that I only see at a distance, or never see at all because they don't visit my area.
I thought those tufts around the baby robin's head were jsut adorable,...
Forum: Birds July 16th, 2012, 09:31 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
I was blessed to be able to catch the swallow...

I was blessed to be able to catch the swallow fledgling leaving the nest. Unfortunately for both of us, the reason I saw Baby was because it was raining, and Baby was taking shelter as close to out...
Forum: Birds July 16th, 2012, 09:20 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
I got some pictures of the swallows on the nest,...

I got some pictures of the swallows on the nest, and a couple of the parent keeping lookout on the nearby telephone wire. I know the bird looks like he has no head, it's just twisted very far back. ...
Forum: Birds July 16th, 2012, 09:17 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Hazel, with no hummers here, if you stopped...

Hazel, with no hummers here, if you stopped posting I'd never get my hummingbird fix:cloud9:

I have lot of bird pictures to share. The first two are of a baby robin. We came home to find him...
Forum: Birds June 18th, 2012, 11:27 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
The barn swallows are still sitting on the nest. ...

The barn swallows are still sitting on the nest. My neighbours tried to see into the nest and think they saw three eggs. (I'd complain about them disturbing the birds, it's not nice to bother...
Forum: Birds June 4th, 2012, 12:26 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Hazel, that's gorgeous. I can see every feather...

Hazel, that's gorgeous. I can see every feather in his wings and it appears to be looking straight at me. What a great shot.
Forum: Birds June 3rd, 2012, 01:30 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
I rarely see hummers here, but they are even...

I rarely see hummers here, but they are even faster than the swallows. It's a good thing they go semi-still when feeding or I wouldn't get to enjoy the pictures of them you post.
Now I've got some...
Forum: Birds June 3rd, 2012, 06:52 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Wow. Gorgeous pictures as always. Always so nice...

Wow. Gorgeous pictures as always. Always so nice to see the babies arriving. Sound like your house is a permanent banding sight now.:D
My neighbour has swallows nesting, but they chose a corner...
Forum: Birds March 29th, 2012, 10:50 AM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Really? When the mourning dove showed up without...

Really? When the mourning dove showed up without a tail at the same time the hawk showed up, I was sure the hawk was the cause.
I love the mourning doves. At first glance, they are just a...
Forum: Birds March 28th, 2012, 01:02 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Last two of the hawk, one from the front this...

Last two of the hawk, one from the front this time. He was watching me, but also the crows that were attacking if he showed any sign of trying to fly.
And one of a sparrow just because they are...
Forum: Birds March 28th, 2012, 12:58 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Another one of the preening mourning dove because...

Another one of the preening mourning dove because I love the tail and the pale blue-gray colour under the wing. And the redd-tail hawk.
Forum: Birds March 28th, 2012, 12:55 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
Hazel, I love seeing your birds. And I like...

Hazel,
I love seeing your birds. And I like the creative way you included your signature in places where it didn't detract from the picture. Seeing your birds reminded me of my recent mourning...
Forum: Birds February 19th, 2012, 12:54 PM
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Posted By ownedbycats
I suppose being netted is rather stressful, and I...

I suppose being netted is rather stressful, and I would hate to see any of your birds hurt. On the other hand, if they keep coming back year after year even after being netted and banded than maybe...
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