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pictaker last won the day on December 29 2020

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  1. So many things I could tell you, let’s start with steadiness, most peeps who take clean crisp images start with a mono or tripod, the steadier you are the better your pics will be. Even leaning the camera on a fence or car will help you. The next is distance, taking a pic of a small bird a hundred feet away and expecting it to be sharp when you crop it is crazy. The farther away the bird the less you can crop, so I always say, get as close as you can, that doesn’t mean bothering or frightening the bird, most birds have a limit to human interaction, but some birds have become acclimated to peop
  2. The one on the right looks like a immature or female surf scoter to me...
  3. Yes... I see many at a rookery here in jersey, and the plumage varies considerably this time of year..
  4. Finally an ID we can all get behind....
  5. another short eared owl, here it is april and they still are here...crazy
  6. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/salmonella-infections-eight-states-linked-wild-songbirds-cdc-says-n1262868 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multistate salmonella outbreak that the agency believes may be linked to wild songbirds and bird feeders. Nineteen people in eight states have been infected with salmonella, bacteria that can cause diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps from six hours to six days after exposure, the CDC said Thursday. They range in age from 2 months old to 89 years old, according to the agency. "Epid
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