Mulga Parrot

Posted by Jan Wegener on Fri May 10, 2019 7:58 am

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Amazingly this female Mulga Parrots, looks pretty dull and grey/green when perched, but from up top in flight, all her amazing colours become visible.
I'm not often doing flight shots, but at this place, with dozens of parrots coming in, I gave it a go.
Getting enough shutter speed for the static camera was kinda the biggest challenge. Anything under 1/4000 still blurred the wings. This was one of the few keepers.

5D Mark IV
600 L IS II
F 7.1
ISO 3200

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by joem on Fri May 10, 2019 8:08 am
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She's a beauty, cracking flight shot Jan.

by Karl Egressy on Fri May 10, 2019 8:19 am
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Excellent pose with full wing stretch and a slight head turn and the colors are truly amazing, Jan. Superb shot.

by sirianul on Fri May 10, 2019 9:08 am
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Wow, perfect picture. Beautiful colors

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by E.J. Peiker on Fri May 10, 2019 9:16 am
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by kasra haghgou on Fri May 10, 2019 9:30 am
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Very nice flight shot, Superb image Jan.

by John Spreitzer on Fri May 10, 2019 10:30 am
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Looks great from above. Great flight shot.

by Moby Dick on Fri May 10, 2019 11:47 am
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Beautiful image with wonderful color, detail, and background. Flight pattern creates an excellent compositional diagonal

by david fletcher on Fri May 10, 2019 1:06 pm
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Gorgeous image Jan. Pleasure to see. Good job!
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by Ron Day on Fri May 10, 2019 1:17 pm
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Superb color and detail, Jan. Gorgeous flight shot.

by Carol Clarke on Fri May 10, 2019 2:32 pm
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Stunning!  Absolutely stunning, Jan!!  :P 

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by Dan Kearl on Fri May 10, 2019 3:47 pm
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About a perfect little head turn.... Terrific colors, congrats...

by Paul Rossi on Fri May 10, 2019 9:18 pm
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A beauty, well captured.

by tinyfishy on Sat May 11, 2019 6:13 am
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Gorgeous flight pose and focus is right one...such a colorful bird too..Well done. 
I'm very happy to see you're posting flight images after all these years. 
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by WILDSUDIPTA on Sun May 12, 2019 5:38 am
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Beautiful Flight shot Jan ......Congrats the EP

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