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Oxon Bird Pics: Spring/Summer 2021

  Little Egret

20 April 2021

A close fly-by - just managed to get on to it with one frame.
 
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Little Egret

23 April 2021

Another close approach in brilliant sunny conditions.

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  Little and Great White Egrets

23 April 2021

A rather distant approach early on just as the sun was coming up. Nice to get both species in the same shot, well illuminated.

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  Shelduck

23 April 2021

The male in mid display.

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  Shelduck

20 April 2021

Really good to be able to get out and find some water birds.

This rapidly incoming bird was a good test for the R5 Auto Focus with the 500mmf4 lens and the x2 converter! Other shots were not as sharp..

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Shelduck

20 April 2021

A nice reflection in the calm conditions and great light.

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  Red-crested Pochard

20 April 2021

A fly-by of this exotic duck.

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  Little Egret

20 April 2021

A close approach!

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  Goldfinch, Garden

3 April 2021

Trying some garden birds again, with the "sky" as a background.

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  Goldfinch, Garden

3 April 2021

Trying some garden birds again - the fence as a background..

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  Robin, Garden

3 April 2021

A surprise visitor very briefly on the perch.

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