Monday in Nature August 8, 2022

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Dieter Schaefer, Aug 7, 2022.

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  1. Basic Guidelines: In the strictest sense, nature photography should not include "hand of man elements". Please refrain from images with buildings or human made structures like roads, fences, walls. Pets are not permitted. Captive subjects in zoos, arboretums, or aquariums are permitted, but must be declared, and must focus on the subject, not the captivity. Images with obvious human made elements will likely be deleted from the thread, with an explanation to the photographer. Guidelines are based on PSA rules governing Nature photography which also cover the Nature Forum. Keep your image at/under 1000 pixels on the long axis for in-line viewing. Note that this includes photos hosted off-site at Flicker, Photobucket, your own site, etc

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    Still relying on going through the archives - here's another shot from January's outing in La Jolla
    [​IMG]Pacific Brown Pelican
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  3. Aurora Damsel (male) - approximately 1.5 inches long

    Made back at the end of May using a 300 mm prime lens plus a 36 mm extension tube. Cropped to about one-half of the original frame.
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    Juvenile, Yellow-crowned Night Heron
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    Willet feeds on small crabs.

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    Volcano, Hawaii
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  10. Roger G

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    Sorry I should have said that my bird is a Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata. Our European members will likely recognise it as very similar to their Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago. Thanks for the interest.
  11. Sagittarius serpentarius x2
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    Commonly known as secretary bird(s)
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  14. Thanks for the info/clarification.
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  15. Thanks for the reply. On a second look, I too think that it is a snipe. The woodcock has a reddish/orange breast.

    I have had woodcocks on my mind since last spring when I go to observe their mating behavior for the first time. Alas, I did not get any photos worth showing as it was too dark and the birds too far away. Hopefully next year!!!
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