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Skimmers skimmers everywhere what to do what to do. Well shoot em and share em you fool :lol: :lol:

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Bolsa Chica Ben? I think I recognize that bird :!: :!: :!:

We saw 3 of them flying "in formation" and skimming on our vacation and it was quite fun shooting them from the boardwalk.
 
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Wow Ben - that #2 is amazing! This is quickly becoming my favorite bird! And I just learned of it's existance last March! Thanks for the closer look!
 
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Ben, your goal has been the Osprey which I seem to find in abundance. My goal is the Skimmer and here you are posting a bunch of shots!!!! :evil: :evil: :wink:

Maybe we should get together for a shoot and we'd both be happy!! :D

Great shots, all of them!!
 
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Keith said:
Great shots Ben, especially on such a tough subject with the white and black! Nicely done!

Evening Keith
Thank for those kind words, appreciate all the support.
I certainly need it :)
 
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Flew said:
Cool shots Ben. Where were these taken??

Hi Frank
Good A good looking Avatar there !!
Most of these were taken at San Jaoquin Wildlife Center, in Irvine Calif.
Ran into about 25 or so just hanging out at one of the ponds!!
 
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Retief said:
Bolsa Chica Ben? I think I recognize that bird :!: :!: :!:

We saw 3 of them flying "in formation" and skimming on our vacation and it was quite fun shooting them from the boardwalk.

Maybe they flew from Bolsa to San Joaquin it's not that far :)
I had two in formation but I blew the exp :cry:
 
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greyflash said:
I have always wondered what would happen if a skimmer hit a submerged log or rock. Really nice images of an amazing bird.

Me to Gordon but they seem to know when it's time to serve or rise :)
I got a decent series of this guy just going around the sand bar didn't look like he missed a beat :lol:
 
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Chris101 said:
Wow Ben - that #2 is amazing! This is quickly becoming my favorite bird! And I just learned of it's existance last March! Thanks for the closer look!

Your welcome Chris
outside of my thirst for Raptors, Egrets, Heron etc. etc. :lol:
these brids are in the top ten for sure :)
 
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Kevin Scott said:
Ben, your goal has been the Osprey which I seem to find in abundance. My goal is the Skimmer and here you are posting a bunch of shots!!!! :evil: :evil: :wink:

Maybe we should get together for a shoot and we'd both be happy!! :D

Great shots, all of them!!

Man I'd love to meet and shot with you, that be great !!!
My Osprey still are elusive or at best at a distance :cry:

Thanks for all your support :!:
 
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Gale said:
Super shots....Very well done.

Guess I need to go over to the beach...

Evening Gale and thank you
Yes please do let's see some of your Skimmers !! :)
 
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