Today's Porch Birdies

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Jim Strathearn, May 27, 2007.

  1. Just thought I'd post a few little birdies that I got today...

    Male Downey having a bad hair day!
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    Chipping Sparrow:
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    Catbird (too close...):
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  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    That downy is a great catch
    All very nice.
    Wish I could shoot little birdies.
    Just don't have the set up
     
  3. WOW! Nice birdies! Glad I'm not the only one having trouble with getting too close! I've been getting chopped off feet and tails all day! GRRR!
     
  4. Nice ones. Pity it was too close. That's what happens sometimes with primes. :)
     
  5. Nice, Jim. Mr. Downey looks rather irate. :smile:
     
  6. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    What exactly did you say to the Downy to make him so mad?:biggrin:
     
  7. Thanks Gale!

    I need one of those 200-400 VR lenses for sure so I can zoom out when necessary!

    Yea, not enough time to move back. Thanks for looking!

    Not sure what the story was with him Dave. Once he started feeding he looked normal...

    Pose??? :rolleyes::biggrin:
     
  8. Jim, really nice shots. Love that Downy.
     
  9. Nice sharp photos Jim. Looks like you gotta back off on a few as you are really filling the frame:biggrin::biggrin:
    Lou
     
  10. Thanks Jim! That's f/f, 300 f/4 AFS w/1.4 TC. these little guys are fairly bold...
     
  11. Thanks Lou! I set myself up to get finch-size birdies and then these guys come in! Oh well...
     
  12. Cool... a Downey with a spike haircut and an attitude!

    Great captures Jim... I also like the close-up of the catbird....
     
  13. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Jim, you are making that D2H sing. Very nice set. :smile:
     
  14. Thanks Paul! That Downey was a hoot!
     
  15. Thanks for looking Frank! I'm having fun with the H...
     
  16. HarryB

    HarryB

    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Very sharp, nice work.
     
  17. Cool. I was thinking bad hair day before I read your caption!
     
  18. Thanks Harry!

    LOL! He did look kind of wild! Thanks for looking!
     
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