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South Texas Heat


Posted by Todd Bauer on Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:50 pm

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Long Billed Thrasher.South Texas July. He looks how I felt. Or maybe he was just a little weary of bird on a stick photographs and wanted to mix it up a little.

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600mm Nikkor
iso 320
f/22 (needed the depth of field)
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by david fletcher on Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:33 pm
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Glad you mixed it up a bit Todd. Tough light. Looks hot there. Good to see something that breaks the mould of the birds on the stick images. Thanks for sharing.
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:37 pm
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He really does look hot, the pose tells the story.
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by Cindy Marple on Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:25 pm
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Not only hot but looks to be moulting too? I can relate to that feeling of the heat! Fun shot!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:02 am
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Great illustration of how a bird can suffer with the heat-I like the change in scenery too.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:15 pm
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Certainly looks hot and panting in the heat. Poor thing.

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by ADKShooter on Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:40 pm
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That looks like the poster child for global warming. Really a unique image presented very well.
 

by Moby Dick on Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:50 pm
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I like the wild eyed expression on the face. Great to catch this with the open beak. The setting is quite nice.
 

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