Tag Archives: Bird Photography

Find the Hummingbird — Part 1 Answers

For them who didn’t have the time, patience, or interest in hunting for the hummingbirds, here are a few of the photos with markings indicating where you should be looking. of course, them with little interest will skip this as … Continue reading

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Find the Hummingbird — Part 1

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE. For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the … Continue reading

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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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Birds of May

This will be one of them cheap posts where I throw up stuff that appeared before. That means long-time readers of the blog are a bit cheated by the offering of past offerings but new readers have a chance to discover stuff … Continue reading

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A little of this and a little of that

Have you ever had so much pent up inside that instead of producing a flood of content you end up being creatively constipated and produced next to nothing? No? . . . it must just be me, then, and when … Continue reading

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A day at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area

I’ve mentioned before — or should have — the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area is the haunt for our daily walks. Depending on the day, we walk anywhere from 4.3 miles to 6.4 miles before hitting the gym. On this particular … Continue reading

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Hawai’i Birds – Part I

I had high hopes, once here, of snagging lots of bird photos but Hawai’ian birds turned out to be surprisingly difficult to capture. I mean photograph, but I imagine capturing them would also be difficult. Almost every bird I see is … Continue reading

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Kona Life – From The Balcony

We arrived in Kona at 8:15pm on June 16th. By the time we got the luggage, got the car, drove to the rented condo, lugged all our stuff up, all we could do was crash . . . it had … Continue reading

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Quick October Update

Some of my readers, probably very few, might have noticed a drop in output.  ‘Been busy. Plus, you know, fell into discussing violence, guns, and stuff. Won’t happen again. The discussing part. I linked enough stuff to keep an interested … Continue reading

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