Bird Pictures!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Chickerdoodle13, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Just wanted to put up some pictures I took today while birdwatching with friends. This time I had a MUCH better camera and I was actually able to get decent pictures of birds! We saw some really neat ones!

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    Purple flowers
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    Mysterious bug with AWESOME colors!
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    Comorant
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    Geese
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    Night Heron (I think that's what he was)
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    Flying birds
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    Tern (These guys were sooo tricky to photograph!)
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    Flying great white egrets
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    Great white
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    Some other type of egret
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    Awesome little merlin we saw
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  2. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome pics, Lauren!

    I love the last pic, he looks intrigued, haha.
     
  3. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

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    Those pics look good. I like the first two the most, the lights and shadows give depth to the pics. I love bird watching too, but have hardly gone anywhere the last few years. Yesterday we had a yellow rumped warbler, a flock of cedar waxwings, and a woody it was either a flicker or a yellow bellied sap sucker.
     
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  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    What?

    No chicken pics?[​IMG]
     
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Thanks everyone! I did find out that the smaller of the two egrets is a snowy egret.

    Mohonri, If I was home, you would probably be seeing a LOT more chicken pictures! Here at college, I have no chickens to take pictures of :-( So instead I take pictures of the natural wildlife in our area.
     
  6. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    I was also able to identify the spotted insect above as some type of moth, but the name escapes me at the moment! It is beautiful with it's wings open.
     
  7. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love the pics! The last one I imagine him saying "I has a foot!"
     
  8. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is that what kind of heron that is? theres one that hangs out at the creek at the farm, it never stays still long enough for any good pics!
     
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  9. mom2jedi

    mom2jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is that what kind of heron that is? theres one that hangs out at the creek at the farm, it never stays still long enough for any good pics!

    It's actually a Great Blue Heron. We have tons of those around here. They're beautiful! The night heron is a much more compact bird, more like the snowy egret.
     
  10. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh wow, we probubly have alot around here too, but id like to think its the same bird fishing the creeks every morning, i can never sneak up on him! [​IMG]
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    Chickerdoodle13, how did you ever get so close to those beautiful birds?
     
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