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Old March 1st, 2008, 01:23 AM   #16
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You have one busy backyard! Lots of good footage of "critters", excellent closeups.
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Old March 4th, 2008, 08:35 AM   #17
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David - Sometimes luck plays a large part in what you get when working with wildlife, but there is no lack of opportunity here. It just happened that I grabbed the camera on a couple of the better days. I used a 150 to 500 lens on most of this which always gets me in trouble when I need a wide establishing shot. Thanks for the comments.

Trond - Thanks. Yes, I need to pick up more wide shots.

Markus – As others have mentioned it was a coyote. They are quite common here. Thanks for your feedback

Adrinn – Yes that was a coyote. It’s a little deceiving, when using a long lens, things look closer together than they really are. Thanks.

Geir Inge – Thank you very much. I’ve always liked that opening scene and have shot it on a number of occasions over the years and still like it.

John – Thanks. I never get tired of watching the birds coming in, in front of the mountain.

Bob – Yes nobody wanted to stick their neck out. Thank you.

Rob – Thanks. Yes this area is rich in wildlife and scenery. You’re right about the challenge it does give a guy a different view of other people’s areas.

Dale - About all I was sure of was it was a falcon. It is actaully after a few Mallard ducks in with the geese. Thanks for the info and the comments.

Meryem – Thanks a lot appreciate that. Had some lucky breaks on this one. My schedule has been really hectic.

Cat – Thanks. This entry was more luck than skill afraid.

Per Johan – Thank you I appreciate that. As mentioned when using a long lens things are a little deceiving. Things are actually further apart than they appear.

Bob – Thanks. I live on the windy side.

Eric – Yes it was a coyote. They have a den on the place every year, so I see them quite often. Thanks a lot.

Bruce – It’s been a little tougher winter here this year so a lot of wildlife has been showing up. Thanks.
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Old April 1st, 2008, 04:57 AM   #18
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Wow Gordon,
That was amazing to see so much wildlife on your farm. Great music too mixed with some fantastic sounds from the birds.

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