Paradise Flycatcher

Posted by david fletcher on Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:07 pm

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Looking at you, looking at me.  Bit of a grab shot.  Was in the Mara Serena Lodge after the morning safari.  

This fella was in the tree by my window so grabbed a D300 and 500 AFS as was nearest.  90% FF, (cropped small bit off the left and top).  Tight view but first time i'd seen so was a grab the moment shot.

1/1250 F5 ISO 400..  Challenging to process this.  Please feel free to click on the image to view uncompressed.  
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by Mako_Elite on Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:07 pm
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What a nice shot, especially the quick moment shot. Amazing blue eye circles and the beak, almost like a toy.


by clement on Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:55 am
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Dave a difficult bird to fit in.. also a restless one.. you have a great shot here 

by Jakejacoby on Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:19 am
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What a very cool bird and photograph David.

by John Spreitzer on Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:43 pm
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Great close-up shot of a really cool bird! Certainly no way to fit it in this guy's tail.

by Ron Day on Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:12 pm
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Dave, the killer blue color of eye and beak is off the charts awesome! Also, greatly enjoyed the incredible detail visible in the large view. Not bad for a shot from your lodge window.

by Carol Clarke on Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:13 pm
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Who's watching who Dave! Well spotted and taken.
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by Karl Egressy on Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:33 pm
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Great find, excellent details and colors, David.

by himadri roy on Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:32 am
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Excellent close-up encounter of this beautiful species.

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