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Old Apr 21, 2015, 12:42 AM   #1
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it's rare enough to get clear shots of one of these birds, but on Sunday, i was fortunate enough to get an even rarer opportunity - a clear shot of a pair of them indulging in the "rites of spring"! i expect there will be eggs, and hopefully i'll be able to get some shots of the little ones at some point in the next month or two... 7DII, 600mm, 1/200 @ f/7.1

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Old Apr 21, 2015, 5:30 AM   #2
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Old Apr 21, 2015, 10:18 AM   #3
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Rocky, this is a rare shot! More than rare for rails to be caught in mating!
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Rocky, this is a rare shot! More than rare for rails to be caught in mating!
thanks, WCKSer! i agree - getting a shot of a rail at all is a treat; catching them
in flagrante delicto is a rare occasion for sure!
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