Wintering Birds at Squaw Creek NWR (25 November 2012)
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About This Shoot
Date: 25 November 2012
Location: Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, MO
Shoot Type: Wildlife
Rating:
Synopsis:
This was my first visit and shoot at Squaw Creek. I got my first taste at photographing Bald Eagles and Trumpeter Swans with some marginal success. I joined up with Mike Hollingshead in the hours following sunrise and we spent some time photographing Bald Eagles in flight. The Snow Geese were not using Squaw Creek, but another lake off refuge for the most part.

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25 November 2012

Wintering Birds at Squaw Creek NWR


Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:43:16 -0600
Trumpeter Swans in flight at Squaw Creek NWR. 25 November 2012
Image details:
Nikon D3 with 600mm f/4 lens + 1.4x teleconverter
1/4000s
f/5.6
ISO 1000
Tripod with Wimberley gimbal head

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Sun, 02 Dec 2012 12:08:22 -0600
Bald eagle in flight at Squaw Creek NWR. 25 Nov 2012
  
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:19:09 -0600
Bald Eagle take off Squaw Creek NWR, 25 November 2012
Image details:
Nikon D3 with 600mm f/4 lens + 1.4x teleconverter
1/2500s
f/5.6
ISO 800
Tripod with Wimberley gimbal head
  
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 23:08:27 -0600
Hey Mike, theyre coming for us! When you are focused on Bald Eagles, watch out for the swans! Squaw Creek NWR 25 Nov 2012
  
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