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    Chuckars

    here's a few Chuckars from the past year





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    Too bad they're invasive. They're actually a beautiful species. Nice photos

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    yeah, they're a sport bird out here, they have yearly hunts for them to help control their populations and such.

    they're not native around here, I believe were introduced back sometime around the late 1800's IIRC.

    speaking of introduced birds who aren't native. I actually live fairly close to the Ruby mountains of Nevada (a couple hours drive away) where the only wild population of the Himalayan snow cock in the western hemisphere resides. I'm really wanting to go out and try photographing them sometime too.
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    Nice shots. You missing your big telephoto yet?
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    yes, I thoroughly entrenched in telephoto withdrawl. but I've been working a lot so I haven't had much time to use it anyways...I'll be getting another soon, just waiting on Nikon to finish with it.
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    Hahaha withdrawl. What are you getting now?
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    I'm buying Miguel's 500mm f4 VR. he has it at Nikon for a checkup and cleaning before we complete the transaction (which is a fantastic help from him). Nikon just takes a lot of time to do stuff sometimes.

    I sold the 600mm and 300mm and am getting the 500mm to consolidate a little and using the extra funds from the sales to pay some bills.
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    Sweet then back to the birds.
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    yeah, as long as I have it by Feb, I'll be happy, that's Eagle season around here...
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