My Bird Picture thread

Discussion in 'The Gallery' started by rbdirty, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. rbdirty

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    I've finally managed to lure a group of both pale-headed and Eastern Rosellas (pictures to come) closer to the house with seed. It's taken a good 6 months for them to get close enough for some detailed pictures.

    I really love the colours in these birds, they are quite comical to watch when on the ground when they are bouncing around and courting their mate. Their little squeaks defiantly put a smile on my face.

    They are very easily startled so I was extremely happy to get this close to them.

    I hope you enjoy

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    4. Startled (young juvenile in focus)
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    5. Back to food...
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    Random minor bird
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    Feedback is always welcome.
     
  2. broccoli

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    Beautiful shots of beautiful subjects :thumbup:
     
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    Very nice! The bokeh is superb!
     
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    The birds are nice but the bokeh really sets it off!
     
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    rbdirty

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    Thanks guys, appreciate the feedback.

    Snapped this Eastern Rosella today, looking right at me too.

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  6. broccoli

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    peekaboo!

    (I went to the bird shop today and was getting very "bird clucky". You're not helping :lol:)
     
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    :lol:

    One of the first things I build will be an big aviary when I become a home owner. Just little finches will do me nicely, but having said that some of the smaller parrot birds are very nice (Scarlet-chested, Elegant, red-rumped, Bourke's parrot to name a few )
     
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    I just met one at the shop that I fell in love with.... It was a scarlet-winged and was being sold with another one. I'd need a big aviary to put them in if I could get them before somebody else takes them.... sigh. I shouldn't look.
     
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    Lovely shots. Those Eastern Rosella's are beautiful.
     
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    Nice set. The last one is a standout. Great composition and bokeh. The first couple look a bit underexposed though.
     
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    Thanks for the feedback. Somewhat agree that the first two are somewhat underexposed too.

    I am really happy with the last one.

    Anyway, that's enough of the Rosellas, there are a few nice birds of prey that I see pretty often on the drive out to a mine. I'll take my camera out over the next couple of weeks and see what I can get.
     

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