Birds In Flight

The bird feeder and some these birds may look familiar to you if you followed me last spring. This time I have birds in flight images for you. 🙂

See the Dove opens her wings and tail at the same time. It sure looks like she was dancing with a beautiful ruffle shirt.

Due to Dove’s size, it always a struggle for them to land on the bar of the feeder, which was designed for smaller birds.

See how Mr. D opened his wings and pushed his wings all the way to the back for a landing:

After some practices, this time Blue Jay Jr. has his legs up and keeps a good balance. He made it!

Miss. Sparrow is showing off her landing skills. Cardinal Jr. is watching, but not so thrilled.

Before everyone else shows up, Mrs. C decides to dance around the feeder.

I had my Canon set on a tripod, was patiently watching, waiting, and clicking through my kitchen window. I had no idea who was going to dash in/out, when his/she was going to slow down, or speed up, it all depends on the situation. So, I turned the AI Servo on and the continuous mode, pressed the cable button halfway (which made the battery drain fast).  99.99% of the time, I either fire up a half second early or late. My patience had been tested, say the least. 🙂  Out of several dozens of shots, only 5, 6 are okay.

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40 thoughts on “Birds In Flight

  1. Amy, we’re awaiting the appearance of hummingbirds, which have been sighted in Delaware. It’s such a fabulous time for those of us who are enamored with birds. I have squirrel-free feeders that are easier for the doves to feed upon. Of course, they are mostly ground feeders, but mine also use the feeders. Happy birding…

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  2. Amy, these photos are so fun to see. On second thought, it has a lot to so with your description, too. 😉 It’s like watching a sports event!
    My neighbor has the same bird feeder, which I can see it though my window. But so far, I only see black/gray birds. I wonder why.
    Good night.

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  3. I have lots of photos of branches where the bird was but not even a bit of a bird flying away to compensate. Hard to get but you have got some great shots Amy

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