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jtmcg Gold Member Nikonian since 22nd Mar 2007Fri 21-Jun-13 07:47 PM
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"New Residents"


Simsbury, US
          

The local pond I go to looking for dragonflies and damselflies has acquired some new residents this year. I first saw the lodge this spring and this morning I saw the inhabitants. I was approaching the pond when I heard the slap of the tail on the water and I knew they were out and about.

This one was checking me out from about 20 ft off shore.

D800, 300f/4 with TC14EII, 1/90s, f/8, ISO 400, tripod

John


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coolmom42 Silver Member Awarded for her enthusiastic support of the community and exemplifying the Nikonian mission “Share, Learn and Inspire” Nikonian since 30th Nov 2011Sat 22-Jun-13 05:21 PM
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McEwen, US
          

I'm glad to see you were using a long zoom lens! Don't wind up like this photographer: Photographer dies from beaver bite

Nice photo, too.

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jtmcg Gold Member Nikonian since 22nd Mar 2007Sun 23-Jun-13 01:07 AM
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Simsbury, US
          

Thanks Diane.

Yes I had seen that video, but they were both swimming around and staying off dry land so I thought Id be OK.

John

  

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rb4good Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd May 2006Sat 22-Jun-13 06:30 PM
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Rocky Hill, US
          

Very nice, John. Great Pond ??

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jtmcg Gold Member Nikonian since 22nd Mar 2007Sun 23-Jun-13 01:08 AM
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Simsbury, US
          

Thanks Rick.

Yes Great Pond.

John

  

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qanik Silver Member Nikonian since 13th Dec 2007Mon 08-Jul-13 02:21 AM
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nice picture but I would reiterate the first comment of caution- we have had up here in northern BC two episodes of beavers with rabies attacking and bitting people one of these incidents I was directly involved with actually having to cut the head off to send for rabies cultures - remember they are only overabundant destructive big rodents with flat tails

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jtmcg Gold Member Nikonian since 22nd Mar 2007Mon 08-Jul-13 05:02 PM
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Simsbury, US
          

Wow that's pretty scary. I haven't heard of any rabid beavers around here but it certainly pays to be careful. Thanks for the warning.

John

  

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af4nc Gold Member Nikonian since 07th Jul 2007Mon 08-Jul-13 08:50 PM
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Nice shots John. Thanks for bringing to the forum.

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It can get dicey in a heart beat. Here in Florida there have been several unprovoked river otter attacks.

  

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jtmcg Gold Member Nikonian since 22nd Mar 2007Tue 09-Jul-13 01:40 AM
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Simsbury, US
          

>It can get dicey in a heart beat. Here in Florida there have
>been several unprovoked river otter attacks.

Wild animals are unpredictable. It pays to be careful.

John

  

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jtmcg Gold Member Nikonian since 22nd Mar 2007Tue 09-Jul-13 01:38 AM
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Simsbury, US
          

Thanks Tom.

John

  

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