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buzzsaw

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A few images from the past two weekends.

Him

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Her

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Gathering nesting materials.

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Thinking about gathering nesting materials.

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Pretty and cordial little birds.

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There they are! I was wondering if we would see these. Really these are likely some of your best work Mike, especially the in-flight shots!

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Flights shots on waterfowl are one thing...but songbirds are a whole new ball game. Nice BIF shots on a small and agile target. Thinking about it kind of reminds me of the patriot missiles that got all of the attention in the first gulf war. You've got a moving target that you need to lock on to with a high degree of accuracy. Not an easy task...well done!

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Great stuff, Mike. I expect by now the old avian portfolio is bulging with excellent work from a very large and still growing number of species.

Need some hard-to-find breeding male warbler species? winkwink

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Great stuff, Mike. I expect by now the old avian portfolio is bulging with excellent work from a very large and still growing number of species.

Need some hard-to-find breeding male warbler species? winkwink

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E-mail, buzzy, e-mail is a wonderful thing. Nothing specifically planned, but the MN Arrowhead is has the largest number of species of nesting wood warblers in North America, and the techniques for excellent photos of them are well established. grin

All a fellow needs is a bit of local knowledge with locations. When are you going to get a long lens, anyway? I've heard through the grapevine that Nikon makes a 500mm. gringrin

I'm not asking you to hire me. There simply are some things I think you should know.

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E-mail, buzzy, e-mail is a wonderful thing. Nothing specifically planned, but the MN Arrowhead is has the largest number of species of nesting wood warblers in North America, and the techniques for excellent photos of them are well established. grin

All a fellow needs is a bit of local knowledge with locations. When are you going to get a long lens, anyway? I've heard through the grapevine that Nikon makes a 500mm. gringrin

I'm not asking you to hire me. There simply are some things I think you should know.

Yes sir, I am semi familiar with the bird whispering. grin

I'd like a 500mm lens, but that 300mm w/1.4 TC has done well, if I had a 500mm it would be like cheating. grinwink besides, I just stimulated the economy enough by purchasing a German vehicle a few weeks ago. whistle

I spoke with our friend S.T. about doing a Warbler run as well, he mentioned some place in northern Wisconsin. I think we should all get together and spend a weekend chasing elusive hard to find Warblers and create some nice images. We can do the e-mail thing and get it dialed in!!

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