Some Birds and Animals from Yesterday

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Here are a few pictures I took at the Cotswold Wildlife Park yesterday using my 80-400 VR Nikkor on my ageing D1H set at ISO 200. All were hand held or supported on a bean bag.

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A proper wild house sparrow to start with 1/320 f8 400mm
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Emu without Rod Hull :) Older Brits will understand. 1/80 f5.6 400mm
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Merkeet 1/500 f5.6 400mm
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Peacock displaing but not a peahen in sight :cry: 1/200 f5.6 400mm
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This bird claims to be a pigeon 1/20 (yes one twentieth) f5.6 400mm
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as does this. 1/20 f5.6 310mm
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This hansome specimen was in the childrens petting section. 1/200 f5.6 370mm
 
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Absolutely love the Peacock & Pigeons!

Getting those bizarre Pigeon shots at that speed is nothing short of miraculous! Well done!
 
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Re: Absolutely love the Peacock & Pigeons!

Steve S said:
Getting those bizarre Pigeon shots at that speed is nothing short of miraculous! Well done!
Thanks - bean bag on the arm of a seat in the (free flight) aviary was the technique.
 
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