Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Wildlife Photos

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jul 21, 2013, 2:17 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
squirl033's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 6,694
Default some osprey shots from this evening

went back to see if any osprey were still using a nesting pole i'd found 5 or 6 years ago, and was pleased to find out they were. i parked about 40 yards from the pole, rolled down the window, and waited. one adult - presumably the female - was perched on the nest, squawking up a storm, and i could see juveniles moving around. finally, after about an hour (patience is a prerequisite for wildlife photography!), the other adult arrived, bearing dinner... what appeared to be the back half of a small flounder. i suspect he ate the rest before returning to the nest. he dropped off the fish, hung around for a couple of minutes to catch his breath, then was off again to fetch more munchies... 7D, 100-400 @ 400mm, various settings...







__________________
Rocky

Out where the rivers like to run, I stand alone, and take back something worth remembering...
~ Three Dog Night

www.northwestnaturalimagery.com
squirl033 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Jul 21, 2013, 6:00 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
BobIr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 451
Default

Very nice captures. Thanks Rocky.
__________________
http://bobmillie.smugmug.com/
BobIr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21, 2013, 10:33 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
wave01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: North West England
Posts: 1,748
Default

good set
wave01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 21, 2013, 10:48 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
WCKSer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 2,857
Default

Your patience paid off and were rewarded with this great sequence! Extremely nice!
__________________
Canon 5D MKII, EF 24-105mm f/4L, EF 50mm f/1.8, EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro, Tamron 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD, Sigma DG 150-500mm f/5.-6.3 APO HSM.
Canon EOS T3i, 7D and 70D EF 17-40mm f/4L, EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6, Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM, 430 EXII Flash.
Sony A200, SLT-A58 System with HVL-F42AM Flash.
Mirrorless APS-C camera: Samsung NX100, Canon EOS-M.
M4/3 systems: Olympus OM-D-E-M5 and Panasonic DMC-G3.
WCKSer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 25, 2013, 10:28 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Washington State
Posts: 930
Default

Great shots. I know of a few nests around here (though one I believe was removed over the winter) but haven't had the time to sit and shoot the way you did.

John
jelow1966 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 5:01 AM.