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Stealing My Daughter's Camera
#88561 March 20th, 2007 at 02:03 AM
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My daughter came to visit today from Texas. She brought her Canon 6.1 Megapixel, 12X Optical zoom, point-and-shoot camera, and when she wasn't looking I snuck it out to try it. Here are two pictures I took from inside my house shooting through the glass of a bedroom window, at some House Finches on my platform feeder 30 feet away.

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#88562 March 20th, 2007 at 02:29 AM
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Thorny, I have a pair just like this-but where yours are red mine are orange.
Are mine house finches?


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#88563 March 20th, 2007 at 02:45 AM
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aww how cute smile I have a 10x zoom camera and can't wait to play ! I've been practicing but waiting for more birds to show up.

Joni

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#88564 March 20th, 2007 at 02:57 AM
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There is an orange-phase House Finch that is being seen more and more across the country. I think I may have seen one or two myself, so, yes! your orange bird IS a House Finch.

Joni, this wasn't my camera, my daughter brought it for me to try. She is a professional model in Texas and uses it in her work. There is NO way I could afford a camera like hers but wanted to see what it could do, and I am ASTONISHED!


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#88565 March 20th, 2007 at 07:09 AM
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Wow, those are awesome pictures, Thorny! thumbup I love the finches with the red on them, luv but sure would love to see some like Deborah has with the orange on their head. smile Of course, I can't complain since I still have my Goldfinches that brighten my day every time I see them. wink smile


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#88566 March 21st, 2007 at 05:26 AM
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My goodness Thorny, those shots are awesome!!! I'd love a camera like that as well!!! More beautiful and colorful birds.


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#88567 March 21st, 2007 at 01:58 PM
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very pretty!


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#88568 March 21st, 2007 at 02:10 PM
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Awsome shots Thorny!!!


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