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  • Masked Lapwings

    A couple more from this mornings outing.

    1. Adult
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    2. Chick
    I saw this small bird bobbing around in the grass and couldn't identify it, until I managed to get a shot and zoom in on it, when it became obvious it was a chick. There were actually two of them moving around in the grass a little distance from the adult birds. Difficult to get focus because of all the grass.
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    Alan W

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  • #2
    2 nice images.
    and you lived to tell the tale.
    well done
    Stephen Davey. Nikon Shooter

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    • wigz
      wigz commented
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      Thanks Stephen. I didn't move from the path and they were a fair distance away. One of he people I was talking to suggested he would walk closer if the ground wasn't so wet - I thought but didn't say 'better you than me'.

  • #3
    They are a strange (to me) looking bird, but as most will say "Their kids are cute when they're little". Lovely shots Alan. I can't see any focus issues with the baby.
    I Shoot A Canon

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    "I thought getting OLD would take much longer"

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    • wigz
      wigz commented
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      Thanks Isac. I took many shots of the baby with only a couple in focus.

    • Isac
      Isac commented
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      I assume you use single spot focus?

    • wigz
      wigz commented
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      Yes, although I think I had it on 9 point for the first couple.

  • #4
    That baby is a real cuty.
    Better a full bottle in front of me
    than a full frontal lobotomy.
    Hans

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    • wigz
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      Sure is.

  • #5
    Excellent shots. That shot of the chick is adorable.
    Fujifilm X-T5, XF16-80 f/4, XF70-300 f/4-5.6, XF23 f/2, XF35 f/2, XF150-600 f/5.6-8, and a random assortment of 35mm film cameras.

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    • wigz
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      Thanks David. It is very cute.
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