Red-winged Blackbird.

Posted by Karl Egressy on Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:00 am

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They are back.
In fact I saw the first female a couple of days ago.

Nikon D850
Nikon 500 f5.6
ISO 2000
1/2000 s
f 5.6
On a gloomy day.

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by Jakejacoby on Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:13 am
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Nicely done Karl....

by Moby Dick on Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:19 pm
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Really nice image Karl.  Very difficult to get these so sharp in flight coming right at you.  Superb technique.  I've tried this quite a few times and it isn't easy.  I've only had one partially successful attempt.

by SantaFeJoe on Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:20 pm
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Great view of the epaulets, Karl. One of my favorite birds to capture in flight.

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by Gene Gwin on Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:28 pm
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Karl, Good one. We've had lots of Female Red-winged Blackbirds in South Texas, but very few males. Sometimes the males will travel together and the females travel together. Not sure if that is the case this year.

by Dan Kearl on Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:41 pm
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Killer pose... nice flight work.

by Ron Day on Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:02 pm
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A handsome, attention-grabbing approach shot with the striking red and black contrast in the wings. Great image, Karl.

by peter makuch on Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:44 pm
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a beauty of a shot, well done KARL.

by Mako_Elite on Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:14 pm
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Nice wing spread. I love these guys when singing and flashing those red patches.


by Carol Clarke on Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:52 pm
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Wonderful shot Karl! I love the head on approach that gives us a perfect view of the red wings. Beautifully done!

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by dandc on Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:59 am
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Great capture!
Trying to share it as I see it . . .

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