Red Eyed Vireo

Discussion in 'Birds' started by andreasb, Jun 27, 2007.

  1. I went out with TimZ to see if we could get some picutres of a reported Red Eyed Vireo, that had been seen here. They are an uncommon sight here in the PNW.

    They are very quick to jum to the next branch and a hard act to follow, here are a few acceptable shots:



  2. Well Done Andreas, looks like you had to dig it out of the foilage

    We have a white eyed Vireo down here
  3. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Superb captures Andreas. I'm more than a little envious. :rolleyes: :smile:
  4. Glacier


    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    What a little beauty! I'm sure you were calling it something else.:wink:
  5. Super set Andreas, your last shot is beatiful in all respects.

  6. Bob Coutant

    Bob Coutant Moderator Moderator

    May 17, 2005
    Pleasantville Ohio
    Excellent Andreas. Your patience and persistance paid dividends.
  7. Great shots Andréas! Love how you framed the shots.

  8. Fremlin


    Jan 29, 2006
    Lovely images, they are so sharp. What lens were you using?
  9. Thank you for looking Robert! This one was shot with a D200 and a Nikon 300mm F2.8 AF-S II, with a TC17EII converter, sitting on a Full Wimberley and a Gitzo G5540LS tripod.

    I dont think they are that sharp. Given better conditions I can get sharper images.

  10. Thanks Gary, Yes It took awhile, it was hopping behind leaves, only once in a while coming out in the light, I have many dark or blurry shots that I deleted....

    Thanks Frank, But given great conditions we can do a little bit better...
    Thanks, No time to call it anything, just busy holding the trigger down..:smile:
    Thank you Louie!!! To bad the left foot is hid by a leaf!
    Thank you Bob!
    Thank you Antony, most of these are not cropped at all.
  11. The chemist

    The chemist

    Jul 22, 2005
    Intentional or not the framing on that first shot is real neat!
  12. HarryB


    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Very nice set especially the last shot Andreas.
  13. truly outstanding work!
  14. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Wow tough little birdie to shoot

    Nice images though
  15. nice shots Andreas, not an easy find around here.. congrats.
  16. Thank you all and thanks for giving feedback!

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