Tag Archives: Bird Photography

Nearby American Kestrel

As the title implies, there’s an American Kestrel nearby. I often drive past it because I don’t have the time to stop, but on two occasions, I stopped the car and got out, Camera in hand. The first time, he … Continue reading

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Hello Nikon D7500 and kit lenses

This is a quick long update regarding my ongoing photography equipment odyssey. Some might remember my previous forays into the difficult landscape of photography equipment (HERE and HERE and probably other places . . . like HERE and HERE). Before … Continue reading

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The Robin’s Nest

On May 1st the shrubs and a couple of trees got a much-needed trimming. This Magnolia tree — planted too close to the house — got a pretty good trim . . .  I noticed something after the landscapers left … Continue reading

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Osprey – Part One

On the 14th of April, I stood in the cold wind in the middle of a yard for about twenty minutes shooting photos and videos of an Osprey intent on doing pretty much little beyond perching on a tree limb … Continue reading

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Canada Geese and the Moon

I figure I would post a few photos along with a quick update. What better photos than them prodigious crapping machines known as Canada Geese? On nearly-still water with the dawn breaking behind them, they made for interesting subjects.

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Illinoisianinianites

I mentioned we moved to Illinois and one of the things I have fun with is what one calls themselves when residing in a particular state.  “Illinoisian“ be the official answer . . . pretty boring, you’d have to agree.   … Continue reading

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Post-Processing the Cattle Egret (actually, Black Crowned Night Heron)

NOTE: an astute reader noticed a big error on my part. In my rush to get the post out, I misread the identification of the bird . . . it’s not a Cattle Egret but a Black Crowned Night Heron.  … Continue reading

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