1. Welcome to NikonCafe.com—a friendly Nikon camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

Turf Wars!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Steve S, Mar 4, 2005.

  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    These Ganders fought like crazy for rights to the island turf on my pond. The loser had to leave in disgrace.
    It all started with one bite:
    40400066.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    Then things got serious:
    40400060.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    The loser then gets chased off:
    40400064.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    Crash Landing:
    40400063.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Poor birdie.... :(  Looks like he got his booty whipped.... :?

    Good series though Steve. Was this with the H or the X?

    Frank
     
  3. OUCH!! He is sticking his tongue out at the other bird....funny!! :lol:
     
  4. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Every time I leave out the dang EXIF

    someone wants to know about it :oops:  It was the X & 200-400(VR On) +TC 1.4, @550mm, ISO 200, A Priority @f8. Shutters varied, but should've been higher, averaging only about 1 /500th. The crash landing shot was only 1/180th Was very late in the day. They were about a 9 iron away (120yds). How do I know this? Well, we often hit our old shag balls onto the island. These are 40% crops.
     
  5. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    He was winching from the landing

    after getting his *** whipped but good. In the 1st shot, you can see him being picked up by his breast feathers by the defending goose.
     
  6. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Re: Every time I leave out the dang EXIF

    So you're trying to say that you can hit a 9 iron 120 yards??!?

    Bwahahahahahahahahaha...... :twisted:
     
  7. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Wow that is great Steve....

    cheers
    Gale
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.