Thursday, September 24, 2009

Bird Boys Back

hello, Everyone, I am now back for some more bird posts! I have had a really busy summer. I am now into junior year and it is really hard. Therefore I needed my sleep and havent had time to post :) Well I didnt bird much either. Now its mid september or end of it, the hawks are in full force. I went shorebirding for one of my first times ever at Jamaica bay this august. I got some really cool shots of least sandpipers. I also got some awesome merlin shots last week at fire island which gave me the inspiration to post today. these are only half the merlin shots, I will post the rest soon. BirdBoy














6 comments:

  1. Glad to see you are back posting. Summer is a slow time for all of us I think! Your pictures are priceless... Love these flight shots with the detail you've captured.

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  2. Hey Friend!

    I was wondering about you, why you hadn't posted in a while. I was hoping ya didn't give up birding or photography.

    Your Merlin pics are outstanding! I am pretty jealous actually :-) I have been a hawk watcher and counter for 30 years...Merlins are amongst my favorites!!

    This is a species I haven't had much luck with in photographing...especially in flight. They move pretty fast.

    The Merlins I get at my hawkwatch here are usually too far away.

    I can't wait to see more of your shots of this fantastic species.

    Jeff

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  3. Super photos - maybe the best photos you have posted. At the hawk watch near me, Merlin is just a flash - here and gone. Rarely have I seen one do anything but truck across the ridge. Super, super, super!

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  4. Nice to have you back at the blog!
    Those Merlin shots sure are very good and I've missed your photography. Looking forward to - hopefully - see you blog more frequently again, so don't take me as an example :-)

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  5. I must have missed this, Birdboy! These are some of the most awesome poses and what we ALL try to get - you have done absolutely fantastic with these - you've nowhere to go but UP! LOVE ALL OF THESE SHOTS!!!

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  6. Excellent ..glad you are back even if it is just once and a blue moon..Great shots..have never been to fire island and have no clue where it is.

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