A strange Bird in the  Lens TEST by John44

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De Kemphaan / The Ruff .. a strange Bird in Holland :-) ( Philomachus Pugnax ) Read more
Appearance may differ in color, here one of the more common species
Taken this week in Rotterdam Zoo, although they live free in meadows / polders and swamps in Holland.
Lens test also, here on full range 400 mm

Canon 40 D
Sigma Zoom 120-400 on F 8 and 1/329 sec.
ISO 200

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  • sharlee
    sharleeover 4 years ago

    What an awesome looking bird.. great shot.

  • Well I agree with you .. often when we come close to birds to photograph they fly away.. here the super zoom brought a fine solution

    – John44

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 4 years ago

    Great capture John …

  • Hi Tom and thanks..
    Also.. good luck in the Lake District and come back with great shots !

    – John44

  • klikker
    klikkerover 4 years ago

    Strange indeed John. Nice shot of it too. Nick:))

  • Thanks Nick

    – John44

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture John, new lens is doing well!

  • Lynne

    Glad you like it .
    Many thanks

    – John44

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindover 4 years ago

  • Thanks so much on the FEATURE

    – John44

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot, John

  • Glad you like it .
    Many thanks Shulie

    – John44

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenover 4 years ago

    A very strange bird indeed John….Wonderful shot.

  • Thanks so much , l appreciate your comment John

    – John44

  • Susan Littlefield
    Susan Littlefieldover 4 years ago

    Good heavens! What a bizarre looking bird!

  • Thanks so much dear Susan

    – John44

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    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

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    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago

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