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Old Apr 10, 2008, 4:46 PM   #1
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Been busy trying to find some new birds, (for me there new).
And have been trying to learn to have enough patience to spot them and get close enough to them.

Here are two of them.

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Ronny

Blackcap



Willow Warbler



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Old Apr 10, 2008, 5:41 PM   #2
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Hi Ronny

Thanks for sharing these photos. So were they new birds (for you?)

All 3 are nice photos. I'm not a bird expert, but it seems like the blackcap and the willow warbler could be related (they have very similar shaped bodies, heads, beaks, etc).

Soft lighting in photo 1 is cool. I like how you can see the claws of the bird in photo 2.

Photo 3 is nice, but would be great if that nearby out of focus branch / twig wasn't in the way, as it distracts from the bird too much (near the bird's beak).

Thanks for sharing.

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Very nice Ronny. It's tough to get close, but sometimes you can get lucky. Depends how cooperative the little buggers are....cheers...Don
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hey Ronnie...fancy meeting you here. nice work !!!
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Old Apr 11, 2008, 8:56 AM   #5
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@pj1974

thanks Paul, the blackcap is according to the web a kind of warbler so your correct.

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thanks Don, one thing I've learned recently is that when a bird is singing to mark it territory if will follow a certain path and with many small birds they finish this in 5 to 10 minutes. So if you spotted something and have to time to wait it will probably reappear. Don't know it this is true for all birds but it has helped me a lot.

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thanks Donna, and I'm gonna be here for a long time
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