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« on: December 15, 2008, 01:37:01 pm »

something a little more exotic















The exotic poser
"Yes ?"


"Ah, you want to take my picture ?"


"This is my best side"


Hope you like em.
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2008, 06:30:45 pm »

I love em all John. Those are fantastic. That Robin would make a nice Crimbo card. The last three images are also stunning. Great photography!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2008, 10:30:22 pm »

You hope we like them ??  They are absolutely wonderful. That bokeh is spot on too and the captions for the poser are very funny .er... at the risk of looking  igno...what make  is that last chappie or lassie ?  All garden visitors I assume.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2008, 11:21:43 pm »

Thank you gents. The last bird is a Kookaburra. Not these, we had a day out yesterday at Paultons Park near Southampton. The Kookaburra was a captive, the others were flying around.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2008, 02:05:13 am »

All great images John, and great detail. I have a neice who lives in Four Marks just north of Southampton Grin
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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2008, 03:30:15 am »

Thanks John, I bet she's been to this park
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2008, 09:47:36 pm »

Ah..A kookaburra - definitely not in your garden then Lol.  I was so absorbed looking at it that I failed to see the wire mesh behind it. I see they're  from the kingfisher family and live in Australia and new Guinea.       
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« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2008, 10:57:41 pm »

 Grin no defo not in may garden, more's the pitty....
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2008, 09:11:18 pm »

Great shots, John.  Smiley How much of different birds do you have already in your gallery?  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2008, 11:53:37 pm »

Thanks Roman, not too many I think, probably only 10 to 15 species. Mainly garden varieties.
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« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2008, 01:24:21 pm »

Hope you don't mind me borrowing your thread John. I found this image and thought I would share it.  A festive Robin I captured last Jan during a heavy snow fall. This was out in the country, the Robin let me get quite close to him.

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« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2008, 01:37:47 pm »

Not at all Martin  Grin and what a lovely festive image that is too
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« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2008, 05:14:23 pm »

Lovely work John - just seen this thread - I'm afraid I don't always get to look at everything time being as precious as it is! Martin, your Robin shot is a classic too!

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« Reply #13 on: December 24, 2008, 08:20:01 pm »

Thanks very much Paul, I know what you mean about time.
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« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2008, 03:36:40 pm »

It's a wonderful photo. You should aim to make christmas cards with it for next year, Martin.
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