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      Thread Starter: Bill Dix

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      Jonathan Ashton

      Bison calves at Kelly warm springs

      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

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      Jonathan Ashton

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      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

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      Joseph Przybyla

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      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

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      Andreas Liedmann

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      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      Hello folks
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      Last Post By: Andreas Liedmann Today, 06:37 AM Go to last post
      Arun Haridasan

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      Thread Starter: Arun Haridasan

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      Last Post By: Arun Haridasan Today, 12:00 PM Go to last post
      Gabriela Plesea


      Thread Starter: Gabriela Plesea

      Dear Friends,

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      D. Robert Franz

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      Thread Starter: D. Robert Franz

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      William Dickson

      Goldeneye in Flight

      Thread Starter: William Dickson

      Canon 1DX
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      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton Today, 11:41 AM Go to last post
      Andreas Liedmann

      Seal fight

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

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      Isaac Grant

      American Oystercatcher with prey

      Thread Starter: Isaac Grant

      As often happens, I will process one image from a shoot and then forget about the rest. Went back recently and found some shots that I never got to.

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      Bill Yakimetz

      Sand Hill Crane

      Thread Starter: Bill Yakimetz

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      ExposureTime: 1/160
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      Geoffrey Montagu

      Rough-legged Hawk

      Thread Starter: Geoffrey Montagu

      The other day we were treated to this Rough-legged Hawk (May be a light morph female) at a local wildlife preserve. C&C welcome.


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      Mike Hitchen

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      Thread Starter: Mike Hitchen

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      Steve Kaluski

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      Thread Starter: Steve Kaluski

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