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Old Jan 18, 2016, 9:09 AM   #1
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Default Bird photography with 70-300 APO G

This lens is sharp to the point that smaller crops are really good when compared to my old Minolta 100-300 APO. These birds, a White Wing Dove and a Bluebird, were photographed through a double paned window at a distance of 30 feet.
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50mm f3.5 Minolta Maxxum macro
24mm f2.8 Minolta Maxxum
100-300mm Minolta Maxxum APO Zoom
70-300 Sony apo G SSM Zoom
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Old Jan 18, 2016, 9:42 AM   #2
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Here's a little trick for you:
Get another suet feeder and put whole, raw peanuts in it.
Squirrels and other rodents can't pull the peanuts through the bars, but bigger birds (Corvidae and Picidae) seem to love pecking at them.

Great shots! thanks for sharing!
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