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Holiday Bird Snaps

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I thought I’d share a couple of shots that I took whilst out and about on my recent holiday.

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This Pelican at Key West on the Florida Keys was just about to dive to catch a fish, on this occasion, I don’t think it caught anything.

Gone Fishing
Pelican – D810, AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 400mm, f/8, ISO320, 1/1000sec – {Flickr Link}

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Deers, Birds, even more Sheep, but no Little Owls

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I was up before sunrise on Sunday as the weather forecast looked promising and decided to go off in search of some Little Owls.

There are a couple of locations that I’m aware of inside the grounds of Calke Abbey in Staffordshire, however, no matter how far I walked, how long I waited and how much time I strained my eyes through binoculars, they decided to not to show themselves.

However, all was not lost as I could clearly hear the Red and Fallow Deer Stags bellowing across the entire estate so I made my way to the enclosure to capture the following photos.

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Red Deer Stag Bellowing
Red Deer Stag Bellowing – D810, AF-S 500mm f/4 @ 500mm, f/8, ISO800, 1/250sec – {Flickr Link}

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