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American Avocet
Lens: Sigma 50-500 Camera: Pentax K5 Photo Location: Boardman, OR ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/1500s Aperture: F6.7 
Posted By: dagray, 04-21-2013, 08:28 PM

I got this photo today after going out to my inlaws' house and seeing the American Avocet and Black Necked Stilts in a little marshy area. After seeing these I went home and grabbed my camera (Pentax K5), long lens (Sigma 50-500 f 4-6.7), and two teleconverters (2x, and 1.4x Sigma APO).
I crop, and a little editing and viola.
American Avocet

God Bless,
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04-22-2013, 06:00 AM   #2
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The Avocet is such a beautiful bird. TFS.
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Thank you Slowpez, I agree they are very beautiful.
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Well done , that's a lot of reach you had there - good shot.

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Thank you very much Daacon. I think I only had the 1.4x teleconverter on with the 50-500mm lens for this shot giving me 700mm focal length not including the camera's crop factor of 1.5x

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