At last!

I have been on the hunt to capture a photo of two of our delightful, but oh so fast moving, pretty fantails or Piwakawaka.
I do not have the perfect shot but here are some “almost got you”.
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And two shots that I am much happier with given the ceaseless activity of these New Zealand natives.
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How about this for a tail at full fan…..?
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12 thoughts on “At last!

    1. ordinarygood Post author

      Thanks. You are so right. They are very, very fast movers. I’ve taken plenty of photos showing the absence of a fantail after my subject flitted off while the shutter snapped!

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  1. mothercat2013

    Oh, well done! I am very impressed – they are SO difficult to capture because they just never settle for more than a second or two at the most: such busy little birds, they are! I’m still trying to get organised with the short video I took of the one around my house last week – I didn’t realise that you have to upgrade to VideoPress or whatever it is to upload a video to your blog, but it could do with a little editing as well, and I haven’t got round to that yet – maybe over Easter? 🙂

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  2. Solitude

    With today’s digital camera it is easy to make multiple pictures. How often did you take pictures of these lovely birds?

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    1. ordinarygood Post author

      I try and take many photos of our lovely native birds. We are very lucky that conservation measures have seen the numbers of different native birds increase dramatically.

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