Backyard Birds Plus 2 New Ones

Discussion in 'Birds' started by BirdLady, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    1. American Redstart (Adult Male)

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    2. American Redstart (First Fall Male)

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    3. Common Yellowthroat (First Fall Male)

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    This is the first time I have seen this bird in my backyard.

    4. American Goldfinch (Immature)

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    I have been watching this one Daddy feed it and another
    sibling for a week now.

    5. Gray Catbird (Juvenile)

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    6. White-eyed Vireo

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    7. Chestnut-sided Warbler

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    This bird is still here.

    8. Chestnut-sided Warbler

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    9. Scarlet Tanager (Female)

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    10. Scarlet Tanager (Female)

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    11. Swainson's Thrush

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    Another new one for my backyard. It is still here.

    12. Carolina Wren

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  2. WOW! Debbie, I wanna come to your house and learn how to shoot birdies! These are all awesome! I especially like the catbird and the tanagers - those are birdies I never see around here! keep em comin!
     
  3. cre8foru

    cre8foru

    Dec 1, 2007
    Atlanta GA
    Wow. Great variety. I really like the male redstart. Im pretty sure number 4 is a warbler and not a Goldfinch though. It doesnt have a finch style beak.
     
  4. bpfotog

    bpfotog Guest

    And another WOW! Great photos. Are you using a blind to get these great photos?
     
  5. LindaP

    LindaP

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    Nov 16, 2007
    Iowa, USA
    Really nice pictures. I especially like the little carolina wren.
     
  6. Debbie,
    fanstastic work and what a joy it must be to have a backyard filled with such a lovely variety.
    Kevin P
     
  7. My favorite is the carolina wren. Beautiful feather detail.
    Fred
     
  8. The wren is really nice with the detail. The first redstart is really nice and I thought the tanager bathing was a super shot as well. What's your setup? Looks like 1 or more flashes involved. Curious, as your shots are much better than my backyard birds . . . of course they are going south now from here. My feeders are busy though.
     
  9. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Thanks, everyone.

    Dianne, September is the best time of the year to be here. Maybe one day you will have the opportunity to come down here. I would like to meet you in person. You are one of the nicest person here.

    Number 4 is a juvenile American Goldfinch.

    I am not using a blind at this time.

    Al, I was using only one flash but today I am using two. I am using the Canon 40D with the Canon 100-400mm lens.
     
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