Posted by Sandy R on Wed May 02, 2018 3:00 am

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A short foray to Kansas to see Jim's family - and found some birds I have not seen before.

Council Grove, Kansas
2018:04:29 06:10:25
Sigma S 150-600mm @ 600mm
1/800 sec, f/10
Mode: Av
Metering: Multi-segment
Exp comp: +1/3
ISO: 1250
AF mode: AF-C
White balance: NATURAL AUTO
Flash: Off

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by Carol Clarke on Wed May 02, 2018 4:56 am
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Very nice image with an excellent view of that seed crushing beak and singing pose!

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by E.J. Peiker on Wed May 02, 2018 7:30 am
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Fantastic photo.

by Mark Boranyak on Wed May 02, 2018 8:02 am
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Welcome to my home state. If you're a storm chaser/photographer you came to the right place :-) 

Outstanding photo.

Thanks for sharing.

by Square Man1 on Wed May 02, 2018 9:56 am
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A cracker of a pose with a stellar BG, congrats........the bill looks identical to an Indigo Bunting's,


by himadri roy on Wed May 02, 2018 10:01 am
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Excellent singing pose in beautiful perch & bg. Superb image.

by Ron Day on Wed May 02, 2018 1:12 pm
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A perfect singing pose, Sandy! The open beak with the head tilted back brings this image to life.

by Mako_Elite on Wed May 02, 2018 10:45 pm
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Interesting bird with a strange looking beak. Must be a specialty type food they eat. Nice calling pose. Well done Sandy.


by Robert Sabin on Thu May 17, 2018 5:40 am
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E.J. Peiker wrote:
Fantastic photo.

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