My first, IMHO, reasonably decent bird shot. My bird book says it's a Spotted Thick-knee.Taken at the Umgeni Bird Park in Durban, South Africa. The park got a last minute reprieve from closure last year and they're busy getting it back to its former glory.D5100, 55-200 kit lens @ 200mm, ISO 100, f5.6 @ 1/250A bit of a crop, pulled out some shadow detail and sharpened a bit in Lightroom. (click for bigger image)Rob
Very nice shot, Rob. The larger image shows the color and detail very well.John
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Definitely worth a look at the larger image! Great combo of light and shadow, nice job on the exposure.
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Thanks both of you for the feedback. A large portion of the credit must go to the bird itself, though. It chose to sit still while I fumbled to take the pic
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