Also 200

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Devster
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Also 200

Its funny, while I go birding a bit with Reflex, we were never seemed to be on the same bird species count. I was ahead for a while and then he went on the Pelagic and overtook me. Anyway on the weekend he got 2 new species which took him to 200 as you saw, and I got 3 new species which also took me to 200. So the Beach Stone Curlew was our common 200 bird species. My goal now is to get to 300 by the begining of 2017. May have to leave South East Qld to get this one. Anyway here are some pics from the weekend. Hope you enjoy!

The 200th species Beach Stone Curlews

199 - Red Capped Plover

198 - Swamp Harrier

Red Capped Plover - Foreplay - Male kicking sand to let her know his intentions.

Australasian Grebe

Royal Spoonbil in flight

Noisy Friarbird

Male Superb Fairy-Wren

Masked Lapwing Chick

HelloBirdy
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Good work and those photos are just amazing! What equipment do you use? (sorry if you get asked this a lot)

Ryu
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Aiming for DSLR-quality shots with a bridge camera

Devster
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Thanks Birdy. I have a Canon 70D with a Tamron 150-600 f/5-6.3

Rick N
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Another very nice set Devster and congrats on the milestone.

Reflex
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Looking forward to reaching the 300 milestone. To this day, I still don't have a decent shot of a Roufus Fantail.

Samford Valley Qld.

Devster
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Thanks Rick. 

Reflex that Roufus Fantail is your nemesis

WhistlingDuck

Excellent work geting to the 200 mark Devster.  

Are you and Reflex going to reveal who got to the 200 mark first - or was it simultaneous shutter clicks on the Beach Stone-Curlew :).

You got a lot of great photos there - i really like your red capped plover  and  the swamp harrier in flight.

Devster
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WhistlingDuck wrote:

Excellent work geting to the 200 mark Devster.  

Are you and Reflex going to reveal who got to the 200 mark first - or was it simultaneous shutter clicks on the Beach Stone-Curlew :).

Actually I hadn't thought of that, we were just so excited to get to 200.

If you wanted to be nit picky I did see them first and got the first photo but literally only a few minutes before Reflex.

I'm happy to call it a draw :)

pacman
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congrats on the 200

Peter

Devster
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Thanks Peter

rawshorty
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Congrats, Devster. It gets a lot harder after 200. Great 200th bird to get.

Shorty......Canon gear

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Devster
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Thanks Shorty. Yes it is getting a lot harder. I recon I will always remember my 200th but I can't rememebr my 100th.

Reflex
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Ha Ha! 200 was a long time ago!

Samford Valley Qld.

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