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And a few bird pics

Discussion in 'The Great Outdoors' started by WarrenB, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. Lucretia

    Lucretia Founding Member

    We've had an onslaught of our robins lately, stripping the crabapple tree. I don't know what triggers them. The trees will be covered with what seems to be ripe fruit for weeks, then all of a sudden the robins arrive en masse and strip the trees.

    I find them to be really creepy birds--they give you the stink eye and you just know if you trip and fall in the yard they'll peck your eyes out.

    I like your robins better. (And your photos are amazing!)
  2. Thanks @Lucretia!
    You make your Robin sound very sinister:D

    Here's another one from today.


    And a few of a Goldcrest.


    And a Heron way up in a tree, unusual sight for me, never really see them in trees!


    Heavy crop form the same shot

  3. MotoMike

    MotoMike Founding Member

    Well Done Warren. assuming a fairly high shutter speed then? that converter must be the business. hard to find a good one.
  4. Thanks Mike! The second set of Robin pics with the dark background were shot at 1/250s, f/5.6, iso 800.
    The converter is a Nikon TC-14E, seems to be a great combo with the lens

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