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Posted by ADKShooter on Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:01 pm

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Nikon D850, Nikon 500mm F5.6 pf
ISO 800, 1/800s, F7.1

This is the same bird as in my recent previous post. The weather was extremely changeable during the short amount of time I spent photographing him.  It was always windy but at times sunny and then a brief snow squall. This image was taken when it was very gusty and he went up against the shoreline to apparently help protect himself from the wind. It was one of the shots which best showed the head feathers which makes for a "bad hair day."

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by david fletcher on Sat Nov 20, 2021 2:09 am
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Excellent details Warren. The weather, as mentioned has helped show off those wonderful head feathers. Super shot.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Nov 20, 2021 5:20 am
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Love this one too, Warren. Great showing of the "hairdo". Makes him look especially alert and perky.
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by peter makuch on Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:54 am
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nicely captured with the hair-do standing wright up and giving you the look, well done WARREN.

by Jakejacoby on Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:37 am
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This is a really cool shot and highlights his personality. Great job in capturing this at the perfect moment Warren.

by Todd Bauer on Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:32 pm
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Nice set up shot (you applied just enough hair gel)...But seriously, it's interesting and well taken.
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by ken archer on Sat Nov 20, 2021 2:18 pm
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Great details, I like the alert pose. Another sweet photo of this fellow.

by Carol Clarke on Sat Nov 20, 2021 4:18 pm
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Got to love this one, Warren!  So full of character - whether wind assisted or not. :) 

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by Karl Egressy on Sat Nov 20, 2021 6:31 pm
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Crazy hairdo. Excellent image.

by gregc on Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:28 pm
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Great pose with the upstanding feathers.

by paul fletcher on Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:18 pm
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A great image, made special by the crest.

by Mary Brun on Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:33 pm
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Cynthia Crawford wrote:
Love this one too, Warren. Great showing of the "hairdo".  Makes  him look especially alert and perky.

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