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Some Nor Cal Raptors
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Hi All, Bill invited me to joint the forum, so thought I would introduce msyelf with a few raptor shots. I currently live in the SF Bay Area, but got started in photography way back when I lived in Tacoma and Puyallup. I currently shoot wildlife primarily with a Sony A9/A7R4, combo, but sometimes sneak in a shot using my Fuji X-T3.

White-tailed Kite
White-tailed Kite 149
by lennycarl08, on Flickr

Osprey doing some construction

The Heavy Lifter
by lennycarl08, on Flickr

Eagle on frozen over lake (Tule Lake, CA)
Eagle on Frozen Lake
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Birds of Edmonds, WA. 2020
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My first time out in ages. I was getting cabin fever and asked my wife drive Daren and me down to the marsh on Valentine's Day (2-14-2020).

The herons paid no particular attention to me.


Wesley, on the other hand, wondered where I had been.

Hummingbird Nest at my Front Door
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So this mom decided that the light-cord over my entryway would make the perfect home
New Tenants!
by lennycarl08, on Flickr

And she dutifully sat on the clutch of 2 eggs
Mama in the Nest
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And we were very lucky to find two hungry babies the other morning

We're Hungry!
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Now mom stays away from the nest except for feeding time as to not attract any predators. They grow quickly so won't be around but a few weeks before they will learn to fly and eventually leave. For now I have something fun to watch while I...
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