Friday, July 3, 2009

Who needs a flash new camera?

Had to trot out with old Panasonic camera today at Tyto after brain fade yesterday deleted some great pix from my Canon CF card. Will try using Media Recovery (after buying external CF card reader tomorrow) to get pix back. Anyway, today's Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chalcites minutillus - above) almost makes me wonder why I needed flash new camera and lovely 300L IS lens. Just joking, good old FZ30 seldom this sharp (because I was very close to bird!).

Here's something more like typical effort. Whistling Kite saw mature Black-necked Stork seeing off this maturing stork, and decided it also should play the bullyboy.

Earlier in week almost got a decent Fairy Gerygone shot.

Found this Northern Fantail looking up.

And chased after this Varied Triller, without getting a clean background.


Gouldiae said...

G'day Tony,
The cuckoo shot is a beauty.

Sebastian said...

Not bad shots with the old P&S at all Tony. As a fellow Panasonic owner, I can testify how rare sharp shots are. It really does have to be nearly full frame doesn't it! Well done!

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