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"Red Eyed Loons" (pics)

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Got out for a couple hours this evening with the canoe but just plain didn't do that well(fly fishing for bluegills)!...I did get fairly close to a couple of loons and got a few images of them in the yellowish evening light....really brought out the reds in the loons eyes!...




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Really nice, Jonny. That nice evening light sure warms them up, and it's my favorite light for loon photos. Neat job!

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