01/26/17

BOS cravings – Ganeshgudi

The “old magazine house” at Ganeshgudi is a paradise for BOS – Bird on a Stick photographers. While I shot a lot of “BOS” the aim was also to make a few different images.

Note to self: After Belgaum, take the turn towards Panji,  not Yellapur ! The detour via Haliyal, is much much avoidable.

A few below.

Bronzed drongo silhouette

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Flame throated bulbul. I used a Nikon 500mm mirror reflex lens here. Makes some nice effects.

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A BOS that I particularly liked. An Oriental white eye along with a Black naped monarch.

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And we got a Flying squirrel !

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08/28/16

Bhandup in the rain

I did a second trip to Bhandup today. It was drizzling throughout.

Mostly whiskered terns and prinias but all of the birds inside the vegetation.

Tried a few slower shutter speed shots in the rain. Still getting used to the 200-500mm. I tend to forget that I have a zoom.

Group AF worked really well for the flight shots.

Nikon D5, Nikkor 200-500mm @ 360mm,   ISO 3200, 1/500th , F6.3 , AF-C, Group AF

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This from my earlier trip last week,  a Prinia

Nikon D5, Nikkor 200-500mm @ 410mm,   ISO 640, 1/250th , F7.1 , AF-C, d-72

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