Tag: urban birdwatching

where it all started

where it all started

the last of my urban birdwatching series for a while…in case any of you were getting sick of all these damn flying rats. good god these …

 

shadowchasing

shadowchasing

a pigeon moments before landing. panning shot through a very, very long lens.  taken from the 15th floor of my apartment building, on my lanai.  amazing …

 

all of a sudden

all of a sudden

there were these fast-moving lightish blobs flooding my viewfinder.  in the middle of staking out the local avian life, someone started blowing bubbles in the …

 

this one

this one

made me laugh. life seems to find a way regardless of the environment. mynah bird + telephoto lens.

 

i have a newfound respect

i have a newfound respect

for those national geographic photographers that pull off detailed close shots of wild birds in flight. especially when they’re backlit under a forest canopy …

 

a flock of

a flock of

wild parrots flying by the city.  and an example of what usually happens when your autofocus betrays you.  i still really liked this image, which …

 

in the wild

in the wild

some species of parrot can fly over a hundred a miles a day.