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thekman620 Aug 1, 2008 10:24 PM

Here's a variety of stuff from the Wildlife sanctuary I frequent as much as possible-I only live about 5 minutes away, and it's a great place for the daily walk plus photo opportunities...cheers...Don

time for a snack

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/343316772_gvGFv-L.jpg

she's looking rather indignant here, as if I might be bothering her...or maybe telling me to get lost.

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/343316654_suJed-L.jpg

junior watching warily from afar...

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/343317121_g8nsL-L.jpg

Northern Flicker under beautiful gray skies...

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/343317000_ysUid-L.jpg

local flora....

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/343317033_JW3kM-L.jpg

a small I believe Hairy Woodpecker..

http://thekman.smugmug.com/gallery/5...381_Eifqf-A-LBhttp://thekman.smugmug.com/gallery/5...381_Eifqf-A-LBhttp://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/342758381_Eifqf-L.jpg

really digging in...

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/342757752_AXk95-L.jpg

a young Cedar Waxwing...

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/342758430_fgigp-L.jpg

a Wilsons Warbler...tough shot as the light was awful..

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/342758115_LALzn-L.jpg

a fat Cedar Waxwing..this guys been eating too many berries...

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/342758474_qeZBY-L.jpg

and a bird of a different sort...I don't know what he was looking for, but it must be important...cheers....Don

http://thekman.smugmug.com/photos/342758648_SoLbi-L.jpg





a200user Aug 1, 2008 10:40 PM

Great series Don. What lens or lenses were you using?

thekman620 Aug 1, 2008 10:44 PM

a200user wrote:
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Great series Don. What lens or lenses were you using?
Thanks a200. I used the 55-300DA. A little soft, but processing can sharpen it up nicely....cheers...Don

mtngal Aug 2, 2008 12:07 AM

Love the first one! All of them are very nice, but the deer pictures are my favorites.

Lyrics51 Aug 2, 2008 1:14 AM

Like the deer and really like the shot of the woodpecker in mid peck. First time I've ever seen a wild bird with its eyes closed!

Glenn

nhmom Aug 2, 2008 8:10 AM

I really like that first shot. You can see the joy in his/her face at getting a treat. (Or, at least it looks that way.:-))

And, the last one of the chubby Cedar Waxwing almost looks like he's telling you "who you calling fat!".

Nice, Patty

ennacac Aug 2, 2008 8:46 AM

Extremely nice, it must be fun to have that place so close.

Tom

Driver3 Aug 2, 2008 12:10 PM

Great series. I like the fat cedar waxwing! Looks like a great place!

Dennis

Dal1970 Aug 2, 2008 5:47 PM

Love all these shots, but esp the woodpecker ones.

That lens really seems to work well. Seems to be a natural replacement for the 50-200mm and a rival to the Sigma 70-300mm.

Not sure about the plane, but at least you KNOW they are watching you......



Dal

Rodney9 Aug 2, 2008 10:44 PM

The first one is wonderful, all the rest are all so good too.


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