I've had some good luck lately on several photo shoots.

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  1. Lame-Duck

    Lame-Duck Elite Refuge Member

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    I haven't posted any photos here lately, but since I've been doing a fair amount of shooting with my camera lately, I figured I'd put up a few.

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    White-faced Ibis

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    Northern Harrier

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    Black Phoebe, dinning out

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    Annie

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    The Hunter
     
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    It may have been a while since you’ve posted up but you certainly haven’t lost your touch! All are great shots but the pair of gaddies is magnificent. As usual thanks for putting these up. Gonna try to get out this weekend for a few shots of my own up here in the PNW. Take care.
     
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    Just noticed, that second Ross is banded. If you have other pics with the rest of the number on the neck marker you can submit that no. as a live sighting and receive the info for that bird.
     
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    Those are great! What equipment did you use?
     
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    Bill I don't have the rest if the numbers, just what shown in the photo.
     
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    Bill...I screwed that answer up. I meant to say that I don't have the rest of the numbers...only what you are seeing in the photo.
     
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    Lowtide...I've been a Canon user since 2001. During those years, I've upgraded my various camera body models, and even a few lens models. Most lenses are the original ones I purchased years ago. I currently use two different camera bodies. The majority of my birds in flight (BIF) photos are taken with the Canon 7D mk II, although I frequently use my 5D mk IV because it is a full frame camera, and gives excellent results with very little noise in the images. When I look back over the years, I think my best photos came from and old Canon 30D, which I wish I still had.

    Today, the lens I use most frequently is the Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM. It is extremely sharp, light weight, and focuses close enough to do macro work. It is my go to telephoto lens.
     
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    I've heard a lot of good things about the Canon 100-400 and seen some great photos from it.
     
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    Seriously, it's one heck of a nice lens. I have other telephoto lenses that are much pricier than the 100-400, but like I mentioned before, it's my go to lens...I have a lot of confidence in it. When used on my Canon 7D mk II, (with a crop factor of 1.6) I'm actually getting an equivalent magnification of a 640 mm lens.
     

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