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Birds In Chile - So-So Shots of Unusual Birds

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bobhoge, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. We saw a lot of birds on our trip along the coast of Chile, March 1-15, 2005. These particular photos were often taken from a long way away and most have been heavily cropped. Still, I thought you might be interested because the birds are unusual, at least for most of us.

    Many thanks to Janet Zinn for helping sort out some of these birds!!

    A Pink-footed Shearwater (Better than most of the rest of these photos):

    A Black-browed Albatross:

    A Shy Albatross:
    NIKON D70    ---    300mm    f/5.6    1/1600s   

    A Black-faced Ibis:

    A Southern Lapwing:

    A flock of Chilean Flamingos:

    An Andean Condor, the largest flying bird in the world:
    An Andean Condor:

    Here is a real odd one, a Black-chested Buzzard-eagle:

    A Dark-bellied Cinclodes:

    A Torrent Duck:

    A Magellanic Penguin:

    Bob & Nan
  2. I envy you that holiday! I can fully understand not dragging your heavy glass on such a trip, which makes birding a little difficult. I'm looking forward to seeing your other holiday shots, too.

    Janet is a great resource (and inspiration) for all of us. In fact, next time I can't ID a bird, I'll save the trouble of looking it up and just ask her, too :wink:.
  3. Well done Bob!!! :D  :D  :D  :D  :D 
  4. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Thanks for the great birdies Bob.

    Wonderful Holiday and sights you have seen.
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