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      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

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A blue day.

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I haven't posted much lately, due to the lack of bird activity in mid summer and I've also got to the point where I don't normally take shots of birds just sitting in trees anymore, unless they're unique or especially colorful. I get bored quite easily. grin I was lucky today and got a rare Blue Grosbeak and a long sought after Indigo Bunting. I couldn't get very close to the Grosbeak, but the Buntings are fairly approachable.


ISO 400 - f8 - 1/2500/sec.


ISO 800 - f8 - 1/500/sec.

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Thanks, Jim.

Fishing off the dock, I caught just a couple rock bass, a small perch and 1 snot rocket pushing 5#.

I didn't do much better with a camera. Got a shot of a gull taking off with my perch and the shot of this Osprey by Dent on the way there. As usual, the Osprey was shot in crappy light.


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We should all have such 'blue' days. The grosbeak is a neat find. Hope they start calling Marshall home permanently. Nice shots.

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