Gbh Really Cold!

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

  1. jfenton

    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

    SSchex

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

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Jim,

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

    Gale

    978
    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

    rbsmith

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

    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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