Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Bird Competition: #3 Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)

From Birds 2013

Note the sinister look of the female (left). Nikon D90, AF-S DX VR Nikkor 55-300mm 4.5-5.6G ED at 300mm, ISO 800, f/7.1, 1/2000 s. Tokoinranta, Helsinki, Finland.

The Spring has finally arrived and almost all Mallards have gone. Now there are gulls, Mute Swans, Canada Geese and Common Mergansers.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Bird Competition: #49 Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

From Birds 2013

Barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis). Nikon D90, Tokina 80-400mm, 400mm, ISO 360, f/5.6, 1/25 s.

I had lent Tokina 80-400 from a friend an tested it. Unfortunately was unsharp at the telephoto end.

Friday, 5 April 2013

Bird Competion: #32 Who Framed the Yellowhammer?

From Birds 2013

Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella), Helsinki, Finland. Nikon D90, AF-S DX VR Nikkor 55-300mm 4.5-5.6G ED, 300mm, ISO 200, f/6.3, 1/125 s.