Uncommonly colorful...

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  1. Didereaux

    Didereaux Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    ...the Common Grackle (at certain times of the year) is very colorful, even on heavy overcast days like today.

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    waday Do one thing every day that scares you Supporting Member

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    That Grackle looks ANGRY!
     
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    Cool looking bird, weird name!
     
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    Didereaux Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    The natural grouches and complainers of the bird world! ;)
     
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    Nicely done.
     
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    Derrel Mr. Rain Cloud

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    Nice shot! I like the way the eye appears to be glaring. I like the wide stance he's taken.
     
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    Wasn't there a Senator from Idaho a while back that said he had a 'Wide' stance? ;) Larry Craig?
     
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    Thanks all. I was trying out a different lens combo on the new 7Dmkii. I had a Canon 70-200mm F4 L with a 2x ext on it. Seemed to work well even though the ext moved the F-stop min to F8. Nice, light, and handy. I think I have found my all-purpose take what you can get set up. Put then lens on the camera, and carry the little extender in my pocket.
     
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    Very nice shot!
     

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