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John Heinz NWR

Discussion in 'Birds' started by mike mac, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. Went to john Heinz NWR located within Philadelphia city limits, me and the kids only had a short time late in the day but this place has great promise. Saw a few GBH's a lot of Commornats, gulls, ducks and geese and we only walked about 1/4 mile. Will have to go back when there is more light and more time to explore.
    A few Gulls
    Flying Commorant, these guys are fast, not the best shot but my first flying commorant
  2. Very nice series Mike. The lighting on the GBH shows him off well.
  3. great shots Mike. that looks to be a good place to go shoot. you had real nice light too.
  4. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Definitely looks like you've found a good place to shoot Mike. Very nice images from your first visit. I can't wait to see more. :smile:
  5. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Great shots, and light is just beautiful.. Sure takes his blue away though doesnt it. Just shows how they blend with nature.
  6. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    I love the first 2 Mike...
    Thanks for sharing
  7. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Very nice and sharp shots
    the lighting on GBH is superb :biggrin:
  8. Nice series Mike. Looks like you found a good spot. Was it crowded?
  9. Nice shots Mike! Hope all is well.

  10. Gordon
    Thanks I will have to go back here when I have more time
  11. Dave
    The targets might be slim this time of year but there are a few oppurtunities
  12. Frank
    Thanks a person told me they have a winterign population of about 40 GBH's so I know I will be back
  13. Gale
    These guys didnt have the tradtioanl color they were sort of gray and drab amybe due to the cliamte or ther diet here in the winter. I will be back here for sure to check it out
  14. Thanks for lookign Dave
    I was so thrilled to run into a GBH
  15. Thanks Ben it was a nice warm light
  16. Jim
    There were onlay about a dozen others I saw and no other photgraphers
  17. Thanks Anthony, I am doing well busy but well how are thigns with you going?
  18. Gordon Large

    Gordon Large Guest

    Very nice, Mike. I went there this summer and didn't find all that much, so I'm glad to know that it's worth a trip back. Isn't it weird to be taking a photo of a GBH with 747s flying overhead and the city skyline in the background?

  19. HarryB


    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Excellent Mike. It looks like you had some nice lighting for this shoot.
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