Baltimore Oriole's...Mom, Dad and the little Squirt!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Anthony747, Jun 16, 2005.

  1. Hi All, Shot these today and I was lucky to photograph the little one popping out of the nest high above. The female shot below if you look carefully you can see the nest in the background.

    Thanks for looking!

    All shot with the D70 and 70-200mm VR

    Anthony

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  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Nice series Anthony. You might try a little fill flash on the nest shot, just to bring the baby out a little more.
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    WOW long time no see this birdie. I remember those pouch nests now that you posted this.

    When I was a little girl in Long Island NY..:>)))

    Sure miss some of the nature up north.

    Great images.
    Thank you for sharing.
     
  4. Hi Flew! I was afraid to use the fill flash on the little one. I didn't want to startle or maybe blind it. Is it safe to do tomorrow when I visit the nest?

    Thanks, Anthony
     
  5. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Should be, but I wouldn't get too close.
     
  6. Great series Anthony, and interesting slice of nature. That Oriole is a beautiful bird.
     
  7. drueter

    drueter

    963
    Apr 24, 2005
    Southeast Texas
    Nice shots, Anthony, of a beautiful bird!
     
  8. Cant say I have ever seen an Oriole, except for the cookie. LOL...........luv the 2nd shot. Got to luv that combo Anthony!!!

    Keith
     
  9. Thanks for all the kind comments and suggestions! I'll visit the nest this afternoon with my new TC-14EII 1.4x Teleconverter for my 70-200mm VR.

    Anthony
     
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