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Gbh Really Cold!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by jfenton, Dec 21, 2005.

  1. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    I was a bit surprised to find the fella sitting along the edge of the almost totally frozen Merrimack River today...at least he was soaking up a bit of the sun!....

    Also..a quacker shot and a really purty northern mockingbird.

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  2. I like the Northern Mockingbeard a lot, the background is really great!
  3. SSchex


    May 18, 2005
    Louisiana, USA
    I like the mockingbird too. What lens?
  4. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005

    Those Mallards are like little fat bullets when the go by huh? Nice capture there. The third is excellent. :smile:
  5. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    All excellent.

    Poor GBH.. geeeez how do these birds stand that cold.. eeeeekkk

    Third one looks 3D.

    Purty stuff
  6. Beautiful shots Jim. I love the way the Mockingbird is fluffed out against the cold. Excellent.
  7. rbsmith


    Apr 13, 2005
    Saltillo, Ms
    Great shots Jim. I especially like the Mallards.
  8. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Hi SSchex

    The mockingbird...actually all of the shots were with a 500 AFSII and TC14EII.

    I was probably 30' from the mockingbird. Fortunately he was cold and soaking up the sun so he wasn't inclined to fly away :) 
  9. Now obviously these aren't Japanese birds! ;) 

    Nice shots Jim! Especially like the background on #3
  10. Jim
    Good stuff I am amazed at how dull looking the GBH's are around here I guess due to change in temp and diet. Love the mockingbird I have seen so many of these around this winter.
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