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Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 8/5/21

Pretty Bird!  Pretty Bird! I was particularly impressed with the quality of the latest pictures coming in to the site – thanks to all who recently submitted them!  Let’s take…

What’s Behind the Costco?

There’s A Lot of Activity Back There Birding Buddy Mark had been bugging me to drive 30 minutes away to see the retention pond behind the Orland Costco.  Not my…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 8/3/21

Pretty Bird!  Pretty Bird! Thanks for continuing to support this site by sharing your GreatBirdPics – I really appreciate it (and love seeing your pics).  Here are a couple that…

Mike’s Monday Pics – 8/2/21

Last Ones from Pagosa Springs – I promise! Happy August!  It’s officially the start of fall migration here in the midwest so we look forward to seeing new birds flying…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 7/29/21

Pretty NZ Bird!  Pretty NZ Bird! I really enjoy seeing the different birds submitted by our New Zealand naturalist Rebecca Bowater so I thought I would feature just her pics…

Merlin Sound ID Improves Your Birding Abilities

Hear More -> See More Recently the creators of the eBird App, Cornell’s Department of Ornithology, made a major upgrade to their Merlin App.  I have used Merlin for years…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 7/27/21

Pretty Bird!  Pretty Bird! I love all the new pics coming into the site.  Let’s take a look – Birder1959 captured a White-breasted Nuthatch in perfect profile with a nut…

Image Characteristic 2: Content – 10. Setting

Where the Bird is Photographed Makes A Difference in Final Quality In this post we define and illustrate Component 10. Setting of the QSAR (Bird Picture Quality Self-Assessment Rubric). 10. Setting…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 7/22/21

Pretty Bird!  Pretty Bird! Members continue to submit some beautiful pictures.  Take a look: Here’s another interesting composition from Osprey60.  Look at the elongated crop showing the seed pods from…

Member’s Bird Photography Showcase – 7/21/21

Pretty Bird!  Pretty Bird! Members continue to submit some very interesting pictures.  Take a look: Asteinmann found a Muscovy Duck while in Tennessee.  99.9% of the Muscovy Ducks found in…
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