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I'm excited to have some new subjects to take some photos of. You southern photog persons have been shooting these for weeks.

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This is about as close as I ever get to ducks!

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We may have been taking them for weeks, but mine don't look like that!!! Whoever thought a grackle could be that beautiful. And I love the female purple--she is so well framed.

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Yep, they're starting to get a bit boring. whistle

Not really. Nice series, Ken. You sure can't complain about the sharpness on these, especially the Junco. I love the environment that you captured him and the Fox Sparrow in. That's certainly one advantage you northern folks have. Us southerners have to look hard to find a pine tree. grin

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Geez, Ken, I know darn well you shot that environmental of the open water/ice on the lake from your own deck. Lazy Finns! gringringrin

Oh, BTW, when you gonna let that tame ruffed grouse out of its cage so it can drum some more? At least let it out when I'm there! Yikes, I'm dead now. Last favor I ever get from KPS. shockedshocked

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Oh, BTW, when you gonna let that tame ruffed grouse out of its cage so it can drum some more?

Whoa! How many zingers did you get in one post! First of all, the poor ruffie has been workin' for me so hard the last couple of days he needed his rest - it's in his contract!

Secondly, not from my deck - I at least made it down to the other end of the lake! grin

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Yeah, well, zingers have a way of circling around like boomerangs and hitting the launcher in the back of the head. No doubt the time will come when I feel blood dribbling down my neck. smilesmile

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I am going to go with Birdsong on this one. Whoever thought a grackle could be that beautiful.

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I have to really admire that image of the grackle too - that doesn't mean I have to like the real thing tho, does it? confused Really, they're all very pretty birds & images!

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these are terrific!!!

I saw in the posts someone mentioning ruffed grouse while they were drumming, last spring I was lucky enough to find a male doing his thing, over and over and over,, lol it was funny to watch him, but then I didn't have the gear I have now, I will post the pics I got with my canon rebel xt for you to see,, it was dark, and wasn't able to get really what I wanted, I hope to come across some this spring

Sue

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