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STRAWBERRY BIRDS
ME | August 21, 2013 | swampsniper

Posted on 08/21/2013 11:05:13 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER

Doctors appt. today, got a few shots while waiting for the bus ride home. Most of these Roseate Spoonbills are young birds, the adults were at the other end of the pond where I couldn't go today.

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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Chit/Chat; Hobbies; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: bird; photo; spoonbill

1 posted on 08/21/2013 11:05:13 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER
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To: lawnguy; pandoraou812; Daffynition; barker; ferri; gjeiii; genefromjersey; texas booster; ...

PINGLIST


2 posted on 08/21/2013 11:06:51 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I ALWAYS enjoy your pictures!


3 posted on 08/21/2013 11:07:41 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

beautiful shots, Sniper, wow!


4 posted on 08/21/2013 11:08:47 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Lovely!!

Thank you!


5 posted on 08/21/2013 11:09:07 AM PDT by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Very nice!! Thanks for sharing.


6 posted on 08/21/2013 11:09:16 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Nice, thanks!


7 posted on 08/21/2013 11:10:29 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE (“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.” - Orwell)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Nice! I snooped the photos

Make SONYModelDSLR-A200

Aperture7.1

Exposure Time1/640 (0.0015625 sec)

Focal Length200.0 mm

I had to know the lens length!

Thanks


8 posted on 08/21/2013 11:11:05 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful photos, thanks for posting.


9 posted on 08/21/2013 11:12:05 AM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful!


10 posted on 08/21/2013 11:12:43 AM PDT by iceskater (Enjoy your chains, comrades.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

They let me get really close today.


11 posted on 08/21/2013 11:14:30 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful.


12 posted on 08/21/2013 11:15:40 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Just great! What cool birds they are!

Thank you!


13 posted on 08/21/2013 11:16:24 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing!


14 posted on 08/21/2013 11:16:57 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: JennysCool

Pink dinosaurs!!


15 posted on 08/21/2013 11:18:15 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

They even have strawberry colored eyes!

Really nice photos.


16 posted on 08/21/2013 11:20:08 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Forever?

- P McCartney


17 posted on 08/21/2013 11:22:35 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I really admire your photography.


18 posted on 08/21/2013 11:22:58 AM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Amazing!


19 posted on 08/21/2013 11:23:04 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
Thanks for the beautiful pics of a beautiful bird. I haven't gone birding all summer because my go-to place was so decimated by Superstorm Sandy.

The trail was cut into by the ocean, leaving a 100' gap which allowed seawater to salt up the freshwater pond. That destroyed the flora and fauna of the pond. A person with a brain would fill the trail back in with sand and possibly reinforce it, restoring it to the way it was and functioned well for decades. A liberal would argue for the next 10 years about the "best" solution with the least ecological impact, taking into account the rising sea levels. And that's exactly what's happening. When I called the Powers That Be to inquire when they were going to restore this very important wildlife refuge, I was simply incredulous at the reply I got. A perfect "10" on the libtard scale.

20 posted on 08/21/2013 11:24:50 AM PDT by EinNYC
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Lovely! Thank you!


21 posted on 08/21/2013 11:28:28 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

speaking of close..

I just talked to a friend who ALMOST....got a photograph of a mountain lion in his backyard...

Thanks again!


22 posted on 08/21/2013 11:32:34 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Thank you for sharing!


23 posted on 08/21/2013 11:33:54 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I love those guys Swampsniper. What kind of spoonbills are they again kind Sir? I forgot. They are especially beautiful during mating time too. But aren’t we all :) Hope you are well.


24 posted on 08/21/2013 11:40:25 AM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: poobear
Thanks!

Roseate Spoonbills.

25 posted on 08/21/2013 11:44:05 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

In the mangrove islands surrounding Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel you can find droves of these guys in the evenings before sundown. Gorgeous! Glad you find them in your area. More photos please!


26 posted on 08/21/2013 11:49:50 AM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

glad to see you doing what you do so well.


27 posted on 08/21/2013 11:55:04 AM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Gorgeous! Thank you! :)


28 posted on 08/21/2013 12:00:05 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful. And so very glad You are better, and back out there getting those amazing shots!

Thanks so much, FRiend, and thank You Lord.
:)


29 posted on 08/21/2013 12:03:37 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful, as always.


30 posted on 08/21/2013 12:12:12 PM PDT by Vinnie
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Just beautiful! What a lovely shade of pink!


31 posted on 08/21/2013 12:18:31 PM PDT by MEG33
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

You always take such gorgeous photos. Thank you for sharing the beauty of your world with me. I needed this today.


32 posted on 08/21/2013 12:23:53 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

So, your doctor followed you to the bus stop and injected you?


33 posted on 08/21/2013 1:12:35 PM PDT by ken5050 (CRUZ MISSILE! Ted 2016...a non-Canadian aimed directly at the Democrat party)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Thank you! Beautiful!


34 posted on 08/21/2013 1:15:55 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

So nice to see your pictures. Thank you.

PINK, my very favorite color!


35 posted on 08/21/2013 1:33:42 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Oh, my! Your work is perfect as usual. Every detail is sharp as can be, and the birds are really lovely.

It’s great to get sight of them, and that they let you get so close.

Thank you so much for the post and also for the ping.


36 posted on 08/21/2013 1:44:09 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Quite lovely. Thanks for sharing.


37 posted on 08/21/2013 1:55:22 PM PDT by jch10 (The greatest threat to America is the Democrats.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing :-)


38 posted on 08/21/2013 6:19:38 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Delightful specimens.

Glad to see you are back hunting the beauty for us! Thank you! Hope you are feeling stronger. ;)


39 posted on 08/21/2013 7:54:47 PM PDT by Daffynition (Life's short- paddle hard!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Cameras... never leave home without one. Your photos make me think twice before snapping a pic...


40 posted on 08/21/2013 8:47:52 PM PDT by tubebender (Evening news is where they begin with "Good Evening," and then proceed to tell you why it isn't.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful, thank you.


41 posted on 08/21/2013 9:26:48 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Oh wow! They are so pretty. Love the color.


42 posted on 08/21/2013 9:28:27 PM PDT by uncitizen (Obama is a sociopath!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Excellent shots and great subject matter. That pink really makes for good photos.


43 posted on 08/22/2013 5:23:04 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.g)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
I stopped on the side of the road on Tuesday to take a picture of two Sandhill Cranes. My camera phone made them look unrecognizable so I am going to have to substitute this:


44 posted on 08/22/2013 5:32:10 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Absolutely stunning pictures. I have missed the pictures which translates into worrying about you.

Thank you so much.


45 posted on 08/22/2013 1:20:40 PM PDT by handmade
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I’m impressed with the detail you get from 10.2mp! Do you do any sharpening in post?


46 posted on 08/22/2013 5:26:12 PM PDT by Sylvester McMonkey McBean
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Beautiful photography! Thank you for sharing.

Glad to see you are doing better!


47 posted on 08/22/2013 5:29:11 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Sylvester McMonkey McBean

MPs don’t have much to do with detail, one of the sharpest cameras I ever had was an Olympus C2100UZ with 2.1MP.


48 posted on 08/22/2013 6:21:28 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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