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Old May 29, 2009, 4:09 PM   #1
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Default Black-necked Stilt Birds

Another first for me, bird is said to be common but I have not had the opportunity to photograph before. Have not been out to Loxahatchee for a while due to consistant, much needed, rain. Had a good day with more to follow this.

These birds were obviously trying to distract me from a nest area. Was only able to get one chick, they were quick to scramble into the brush.

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Old May 29, 2009, 6:01 PM   #2
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Love those shots Ed!
I got a few shots of some a few weeks back but they were to far away for a good clear shot. these are fantastic, really like the in flight ones.

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Excellent captures, Ed-

That 300mm brings the viewer right up front.

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Old May 29, 2009, 10:17 PM   #4
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The birds in flight are very nice - I've only seen them on the ground. They are pretty birds.
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Good shots, the flying ones are very good.

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Great shots. The flight captures are really exceptional.

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Old May 30, 2009, 7:07 PM   #7
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Hi Ed,

These are all great!!!! Your BIF work is definitely exceptional.

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Ed, all are nice but the BIFs are spectacular. In the hands of a competent person (like you) this lens stands well against it's older siblings.

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Nice shots. Very similar to the Black Winged Stilt.

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Ed - some gorgeous shots of a gorgeous bird. Thanks so much for sharing these!
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