birds

  1. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Birds Talk to your local farmers (wildlife advice), image loaded thread.

    Hi, I wanted to write this for a week but life kept me busy. I have wanted to do this myself for a while but never got to (so much for taking my own advice) but I happened on this event twice in 6 years: When farmers cut down the fields of grass to be used as hay for their farms it will reveal...
  2. AndyH44

    Birds Red Shoulder Hawk

    Caught this guy at our birdbath this morning .... Handheld / heavy crop / through a very dirty dual-pane window.
  3. M

    Birds Western Grebe with Chick

  4. KJNorth

    Birds Blue Jay came for a visit

    Blue Jay came for a visit
  5. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Birds The Little and The Tiny Grebe

    I wanted to make this post for some time but I haven't found what this bird is until very recently: Called Little Grebe or Dudchick (Tachybaptus ruficollis), it's a very small aquatic bird that I never seen until this spring. They are quite common in Europe, North Africa, Asia and Russia. But...
  6. KJNorth

    Birds Swans out for a Family Swim

    I was lucky enough to catch a family of swans out for a swim.
  7. M

    Birds White Faced Ibis with Chick

    White Faced Ibis with new chick
  8. Bill in Texas

    Birds My yard water feature, bringing birds to you, close!

    I was asked to start a thread to show the water feature I installed in my yard. We relocated closer to the Texas coast in 2022 and there was an area under some trees to do this. Keep in mind, along the coast there are many birding destinations and many have only small water features that attract...
  9. Archibald

    Birds Northern Jacana

    Couple shots of a Northern Jacana.
  10. Bill in Texas

    Birds Photo chosen for use on Ebird and the Merlin app

    A photograph of a juvenile Whooping Crane I took on January 22, 2018 was chosen to be included on the Ebird site and on the Merlin app. I was shooting Canon at the time. https://ebird.org/species/whocra
  11. Terra Tourist

    Birds Snowy Egrets

  12. AndyH44

    Birds You Lookin' at Me?

  13. M

    Birds Harris Hawk

    Harris Hawk with falconer
  14. M

    Birds Dive!

    My first post. On POTN I used the username Sixtgp. Posted a lot in the birds forums. Brown Pelican, SF Bay
  15. wt21

    Birds Bird Feeder: winter snow storm

    I put some of these in another thread, but here's my full series. Getting dark now, so not likely any more today.
  16. B

    Birds Common Murre

    Kachemak Bay, Alaska Olympus EM1ii and 300 Pro
  17. Bill in Texas

    Birds Ducks and Geese

    They are migrating for the winter season here in Texas
  18. Irene McC

    Philosophy A Guide to Bird Photography

    I'm sure we can ALL relate !!
  19. Clix Pix

    Birds Three Guys and a Gal

    Six male Hooded Mergansers and one female were having fun a couple of days ago playing the "mating game." This particular shot shows just three males escorting the gal (the other three were out of camera range) and clearly they were enjoying themselves. So was she, as evidenced by the glint in...
  20. E

    Advice Wanted Which combination for photographing small things (birds, wildlife) at long distances

    I have two camera bodies: OM-1 and Fuji X-T5. I want to upgrade a long lens to either the Olympus 300mm f/4 or Fujinon XF 150-600 f/5.6-8 lens. I am mostly interested in anyone who has experience with these two lenses and their evaluation of image quality. (I am not that interested in BIF so...
  21. AndyH44

    Birds Cormorant Air Drying

    SOOC / handheld / heavy crop
  22. Stiga

    Feedback Details, details, details!

    About a week ago, Kevin challenged me to explain in detail, detail, detail why, after being at Cameraderie member for 18 months, I still had problems with navigation. (Link to Kevin’s request) After exploring Cameraderie extensively over the past week, it dawned on me that the main reason for...
  23. Kevin

    For the 'Birds in Flight' shooters, a few questions. 🐦

    There have been some absolutely amazing shots in the 'Birds in Flight' image thread.... https://cameraderie.org/threads/birds-in-flight-photos-post-here.56436/ The wide variety of birds and shots have made me start wondering if the area I live in is devoid of variety or if I really need to get...
  24. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    My first DiY bird feeder

    We got 2 big old trees cut down at the workplace and it got me thinking of a few ideas. This is one of them: to use a large-ish log as a bird feeder in my garden. I picked a reasonably portable log that won't start rolling in the wind. I am thinking of drilling some holes for the bird food on...
  25. Bill in Texas

    Birds Birds in flight photos, post here

    As the title suggests.
  26. Terra Tourist

    Birds Pelican Portraits

  27. CatsAreGods

    Philosophy What a difference 3 minutes makes (AKA And Then the Sun Came Out)

    I knew I had taken these photos on the same day, but I thought it was the same bird hours apart. I was floored to discover it was just 3 minutes. I posted this here, rather than the Show Birds thread, because I thought it might help someone else appreciate the power and moment-to-moment...
  28. MountainMan79

    Birds The Fisher

    Didn’t want to swamp the show birds thread with a ton of photos in a single post, but these all belong together. I watched for awhile today as a GBH skillfully fished time and time again, coming up with a fresh fish all but once.
  29. melanie.ylang

    Fuji Trying out a 10 year old Fujifilm HS30EXR superzoom bridge camera

    Here are some words that come to mind, when I think of a superzoom, in roughly this order: fun, zoomy, miraculous, versatile, compromised, frustrating, disappointing. But I still went and touched the hot wire! Feeling equally bored and inquisitive, I recently bought a used HS30EXR to play around...
  30. Brownie

    For those shooting birds in their back yard or garden, share your environmental features

    I recently moved my bird feeders closer to the house for winter, just to make it easier to keep them filled. I moved it thinking I may be able to shoot through a window over winter. What didn't occur to me was that it ended up about 20' from the service door on my garage. Last weekend I stood in...
  31. lucien

    Birds Bird/warbler id

    Hi I have 2 birds that need id. If there is a thread already out regarding this can it be moved there? thanks
  32. gryphon1911

    Birds Dead Bird At The Park - NSFW - GRAPHIC Content

    Found this poor bird while walking my dog at a local park.
  33. T

    Birds visit at the bird sanctuary

    been almost two years now since our last visit... nice to be able to go back... Untitled by tilman paulin, on Flickr Untitled by tilman paulin, on Flickr great blue heron by tilman paulin, on Flickr kingfisher by tilman paulin, on Flickr northern pintail by tilman paulin, on Flickr mallard...
  34. Bobby T

    Birds Tiny Velociraptors attack

  35. Bobby T

    Birds Nightly visitors

    The baby chickens, well not so much babies now, started a nightly routine of visiting our bedroom window as soon as they were big enough to get on top of the coop.
  36. TraamisVOS

    Birds Currawong in the forest

    Which composition do you like better - the original showing the full context or the widescreen/cropped which brings the focus to the bird?
  37. gryphon1911

    Birds American Bald Eagle Eating (explicit content)

    WARNING - Images below of the circle of life in the wilderness. Images below may not be for everyone. They are of an eagle eating on a deer carcass. Please click back on the browser now if this is not something you wish to see. I know that the white balance is off between...
  38. Jock Elliott

    Birds Birds, already

    Love my RX10 Mk4! Cheers, Jock
  39. Ranger Rick

    Birds Green Heron GX-1 IR-converted

  40. tonyturley

    Birds Birds in the rain

    A rainy day always brings out the avians.
  41. gryphon1911

    Birds Lorikeet with "Analog Efex"

    Messing about with Nik Analog Efex Pro 2. Just because I can!! :) Vintage camera preset. Nikon Z6, Tamron 70-200/2.8 G2 on FTZ
  42. buttermaker

    Birds Eagle

    I shot this years ago while Kayaking in Virginia. My wife thought I was nuts carrying $2000 worth of Camera equipment in the Kayak but it payed off.
  43. Bobby T

    Birds Jail Birds

    They're looking to break out
  44. Mike G

    Nikon Woody

    One of my two resident Wood Pigeons, seconds before there were two of them perched on the fence! Z6 + Z Nikkor s 85mm @ 1/25 f5.6 ISO110, heavy crop and some big adjustments.
  45. Mike G

    Birds They’re looking at us!

    Two beautiful Barn Owls at a summer fete. Lumix GX8 + Lumix G 20mm @ 1/125 f5.6 ISO1600.
  46. gryphon1911

    Birds Nature is **Graphic Content - deceased bird**

    **warning** the image below may not be something everyone wants to see. Any chance I get to be outside, I try. Even at work, during my break time, I head out and walk a mile. I usually see all matter of birds typical for the central Ohio region. On this particular day, I happened to be...
  47. SRHEdD

    Fuji Showcase When you're on a cruise and miss photographing birds...

    Our ship was turned away from Cuba by the U.S. Government, so we spent a couple of days in The Bahamas. The zoo and gardens was over booked, so we walked the streets. This is how I knew I missed photographing birds. Even the pigeons started to look good.
  48. Tony-B

    Birds Little Birds of the Viera Wetlands

    With all the larger birds and gators, sometimes these little guys don’t get any love. #1 #2 #3
  49. Tony-B

    Birds Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks

    These ducks were all over the Viera Wetlands yesterday morning. It looked like they nest in the palm tree stumps. They were great to watch and fun to shoot. Credit to Steve (@SRHEdD) for the ID. #1 #2 #3
  50. P

    Birds Landing or taking off ?

    Landing or taking off ?
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