BIRDS OF THE DESERT SOUTHWEST

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Post by yuccahead » Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:25 am

reptilist wrote:Birds are tough...I mean, I may not even have a bird shot that's in focus!
I know what you mean...they usually have to be dead or unconcious for me to get a good shot.
Speaking of which, here's a couple of sparrows in my backyard. One had flown into a window and laid unconcious for about 10 minutes while it's mate watched over it.

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Post by LDMGOLD » Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:26 am

Great bird photos. I tend to agree with both of you about my bird photos also. Here is a Mexican Grackle. The bird's eye really stands out on that black background.


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Post by gordon c. snelling » Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:18 am

One of my best desert bird shots.
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Post by TradClimber » Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:06 pm

This bird of prey flew into my house one evening a few months ago and is on his way to the vet.

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Post by yuccahead » Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:07 am

A couple of backyard shots through my dirty windows from last winter -

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Post by yuccahead » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:10 am

Black billed magpie, sketchbook and backyard

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Post by reptilist » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:26 pm

I really admire your artistic renderings Rick!

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Post by Guz » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:24 pm

Same here. Frankly, they are art.

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Post by yuccahead » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:28 am

reptilist wrote:I really admire your artistic renderings Rick!
Guz wrote:Same here. Frankly, they are art.
Hey, thanks guys. I haven't worked at drawing for a long time.
I appreciate the comments.

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Post by LDMGOLD » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:50 pm

YH great sketch of the Black Billed Magpie. Thanks for sharing sketch and photo. We all have to get busy and start posting more birds.

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