A Merlin...

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shot on Hutchinson Island with the 300 f4 and 1.4x handheld. He didnt care if I walked up to his tree.

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Wonderful Harris,

is that the one you were trying to ID the other day. Great shots. Thanks for sharing.

Now, sandbagger. Where are the rest of the Florida shoot :>)))

Cheers
Gale

PS.....How is Mary ?????
 
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Gale said:
Wonderful Harris,

is that the one you were trying to ID the other day. Great shots. Thanks for sharing.

Now, sandbagger. Where are the rest of the Florida shoot :>)))

Cheers
Gale

PS.....How is Mary ?????

This is the one from the other day, it's a Coopers Hawk:
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Mary's ok now, had a bad night, was in the ER all night with her.
 
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WO great job looks liek you had a great 1hr of light tonight.... the first one is fantastic
 
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Looks like he wasn't too pleased by your close proximity Harris.... :p

I sure would like to get a few shots of one of these guys. :?

Good job. :wink:

Frank
 
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Harris...

It kind of looks like you were aggravating him or something in the first shots. These are great..I love merlins!
They usually won't sit still for very long...

Jim
 
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Flew said:
Looks like he wasn't too pleased by your close proximity Harris.... :p

I sure would like to get a few shots of one of these guys. :?

Good job. :wink:

Frank

Come on down! :D
 
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jfenton said:
Harris...

It kind of looks like you were aggravating him or something in the first shots. These are great..I love merlins!
They usually won't sit still for very long...

Jim

Not only did he sit there for these, he was still there on my way home.

Also saw some raptor fly across Jensen Beach Blvd, towards the downtown section by the railroad, into the Publix shopping center. Made a u turn to follow, but lost him. Big, like a redtail.
 
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Nice shot of a cool bird Harris. I've never (knowingly) seen a Merlin, but have always wanted to.

Sorry to hear about Mary, give her all our best wishes!

Neil
 
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I thought this was a post about a magician!

Didn't know there was a raptor with that name! Really nice captures, Harris!
 

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