Couple of wildlife shots

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  1. drdan

    drdan TPF Noob!

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    Here are two shots from my trip to the high country last weekend. These are both at over 10,000 feet in northwest Colorado.

    Blue Grouse (big bird, almost as big as a chicken) in an Engleman Spruce.

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    Snowshoe Hare in summer colors. The bottom of his huge feet were turning white though.

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    Looks like you had to take these in quite low light, is this so?
    We do not usually see so much noise in your photos, so I imagine you had to put up the ISO quite much and pull out the telephoto lens to capacity to get the Blue Grouse?

    Very interesting wildlife... I have neither ever seen a Blue Grouse before nor heard about it... well, not that I would know, that is. So thank you for teaching me a little.

    Will that hare be all white in winter then?
     
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    nice caputres ....
     
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    i always appreciate shots of wildlife in their natural surroundings. good captures...thanks for sharing.
     
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    Yes, the rabbit especially. I had to suppress the autoflash and both were handheld. The grouse was in dark spruce woods.

    Yes the hare turns all white in winter. It will be snowing there within a week or two.
     

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