Sialia sialis

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It took several hours to get these, but it was fun watching the take turns bringing home the groceries to feed the young.
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Thanks Bill. With your feeder set up now it should be easier. Turn off the auto focus on the shutter release, pre focus and adjust your settings ( i used shutter priority at the highest speed I could get a good exposure) set the tripod head not to move and wait.................................................... put the shutter on continuos high and blast away as they fly in. I do not even look thru the viewfinder, I simply watch over the camera for approaching flyers. Hope this is useful.
 
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Great catches for sure. The feathers on the second one are really nice.

yum yum on the dinner.....lol That is a really good one. I can't even get the big ones flying.

Need longer glass. 400 is ok but not always.

Good job.
 
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Nice shots Dave. It is very hard to get flight shots of these little critters, and you've done pretty well.

Frank
 
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Dave was that with the 200-400?

I'm thinking of buying that lens. What do you think of it? Do you feel you need more reach.

I have the 1.4 and 1.7 convertors, but of course you lose light and shutter speed with those!
 
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Daniel,
These were shot with the 200-400 vr with 1.4 converter. Reach was good for this series. LOVE this lens!
 

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