Went for another walk around Reifel yesterday

31 12 2010

As you can tell, the Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary is quickly becoming one of my favourite places to go spend 4-6 hours wandering around with a lens :)  Yesterday I went out with Mrs Dragonspeed.  She used the 100-400 most of the time while I shot with the 70-200 + 2X converter.  That  being said, I even slapped the 2X onto the 100-400 to get a couple of the shots below (1 and 5) for 800mm of manual focusing goodness on the 7D

It was forecast to be clear, and for a change the weather man was right! It was a cool clear, crisp day. It made for some good shooting. Here are a few from the walk.

1. A RARE visitor to Southwest BC – Northern Hawk Owl
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Northern Hawk Owl by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2. Always a treat to see the Bald Eagles soaring
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In Flight by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3. Even the Juveniles!
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Working the new wings by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4. You can really see why they are called "RED Tailed Hawks"
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Looking for Lunch by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5. Rodent’s nightmare
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Rodent’s Nightmare by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

6. I’ll leave you with this happy thought…
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Happy New Year by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

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