Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Wordless Wednesday: Snowy Feathers


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  1. Very similar to the Little Egrets that have been colonising the UK over the last 20 years or so. Young bird-watchers take them for granted but for those of us whose memories stretch back a little further they still look exotic. Snowy Egrets haven't made it here yet.

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  2. Well, that's a lovely kind of snow to look upon. What an exquisite being!
    You get such nice photos out of that camera! Jeez. I know it's not the version with the Leica lens, but that's tack sharp.
    Might I suggest that you get a circular polarizing lens? They are great for photos on sunlit waters and for sunlight snow-white birds.

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  3. John-- The Great Egret and Snowy Egret are pretty common here, but I still love every chance I get to see one. I'm really enjoying watching them get their breeding plumage.

    CCorax-- So glad you liked this photo. I'm still pretty disappointed with the camera. There's no way to change lenses on this thing.

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    1. I'm an idiot! I meant filter, not lens. Bad info from me! A polarizer is actually a filter that screws onto the front of the lens. If the lens allows it, it's a great investment (as long as you're planning on keeping that camera).

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    2. It does look like I can add a filter to the front of the lens. I may consider something like that or a new camera.

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  4. I don't see that kind of snow up here. Very pretty!

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  5. I love its yellow feet. It seems to be wearing bright boots to traipse around the mud flat.

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  6. Dave-- I'm surprised! I thought for sure you'd see Snowy's in Alaska.

    EasyDiverChris-- Yes, those yellow feet really stand out, don't they!

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  7. I am always amazed that Snowy's seem to be in every state--except maybe Alaska. Such lovely birds.

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  8. Arkansas Patti-- We love watching them and are really looking forward to seeing their stunning breeding plumage. Yay spring!

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