Meadowlark Take-offs With Food And Without (and a contrast in image quality)

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Western Meadowlarks are good subjects for practicing take-off shots. The rule of thumb is the smaller the bird the faster the take-off, so songbirds are difficult subjects for this type of shot because of their small size and quickness. [...]

Birds, Bugs And Frustrations On Antelope Island

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Antelope Island is crawling (and flying) with “bugs” right now. Mosquitoes are common, flying midges are thick as are the dreaded biting gnats (I call this the “itching and bitching” season). [...]