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Just a Killdeer

Discussion in 'Birds' started by hangin tree, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. Very Hot today not much moving.

    killdeer.
     
  2. Baxter

    Baxter

    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    That's one cute bird.
     
  3. Thank You Hunter

    I appreciate your comment
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    A beauty Gary.
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    He/she is beautiful
    great shot
     
  6. Thanks Frank

    Too hot to do much hiking!!!
     
  7. Thank You Gale

    As always you comments are appreciated.
     
  8. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    That is an awesome capture of a killdeer Gary. You aint kidding about the heat. It won't be too much longer and we will have fall upon us to go out and shoot.
     
  9. Suppose to be close to 100 F here today, May get out for a hour or so this morning, but afternoons are out. The birds just don't move either.

    Thanks Jimmy
     
  10. It's a beauty, Gary. 100F, that's HOOOT!
     
  11. Air Conditioning is working Fine, No fun to shoot in this weather.
     
  12. WOW, Gary no matter what you shoot, it's always beautiful! Very beautiful birdie! keep em comin!
     
  13. i love this shot...where did u get the capture. db
     
  14. paradiddle

    paradiddle

    880
    Jun 1, 2007
    U.S.A
    Gary - cool picture. I'm 45 and have seen these most of my life, but never that good. Normally, flying away or flying around a field. It was nice to see. Thanks!
     
  15. Thanks Dianne

    She has been around for quite a while.
     

  16. Thanks David

    At a normal shooting site there are many of them around.
     

  17. I don't find them to be a very shy bird, Most of the time they will approach you if you just sit quiet. They are more of a ground running bird and only fly when they feel threatened.

    Thank You very much and I'm glad you enjoyed it.
     
  18. paradiddle

    paradiddle

    880
    Jun 1, 2007
    U.S.A
    I guess I should clarify. When I was younger I saw these all the time. Usually as I was riding my dirt bike as fast as I could around the edges of the cotton / soy bean fields. They may not be shy but they wouldn't stand still as a lunatic teen screamed by!
     
  19. Hey Gary

    Great story, I'm not sure it would be possible to get close on a dirt bike.

    Thanks for the info, Loved it and got a good chuckle!!!:biggrin::biggrin:
     
  20. Shep1

    Shep1 Guest

    Excellant shot

    Shep
     
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