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Last Week's Mixed Bag

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Finally was able to spend some time outdoors with the camera. Here's a mixed bag of shots from a few days spent outdoors.

Blue-winged Teal

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Marsh Marigolds

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Raccoon

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird

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Wood Duck

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Yellow-rumped Warbler?

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Yellow Warbler

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Really great group of shots Michael! The first teal and the second to the last warbler are really top notch!

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Excellent spotlight effect on the yellow warbler! The hummer image is also quite pleasing to the eye, enjoy the vertical presentation and the fluffed out feathers.

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Excellent spotlight effect on the yellow warbler! The hummer image is also quite pleasing to the eye, enjoy the vertical presentation and the fluffed out feathers.

Mike your bifs always just pop. The others are nice too. Shawn, I appreciate your comments. It helps to me to know what to look for and shoot for.

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Man, those are all kinds of nice! My favs are the teal and the hummer but they really are all excellent!

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