Chickadee / Mésange

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 | 2 comments

Chickadee / Mésange

Spring 2012. Lac Boivin, Quebec. Black-capped chickadee. Mésange à tête noire. (Poecile atricapillus)   Nikon D700/Nikkor AF 70-200mm f2.8 @ 600mm, f5.6, 1/1250s ISO 1250 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Hiding my Mallard Beak

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 | 2 comments

Hiding my Mallard Beak

Mallard/Colvert (Anas platyrhynchos) Lac Boivin, Qc. September 2011. Female mallard with her beak buried deep inside her plumage. Colvert femelle le bec dans les plumes. Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 @400mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 800   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Grasshopper

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 | 4 comments

Grasshopper

Lac Boivin, Qc.  August 2011. This baby grasshopper was basking in the sun attached to the  glass pane of a door.   Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 + TC20E III @400mm. f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Wood Duck Posturing

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 | 2 comments

Wood Duck Posturing

Wood Duck/Branchu (Aix sponsa) Lac Boivin, Qc. October 2011. This male wood duck seems to want to enjoy the last rays of sun to their fullest. Or is he rehearsing a posture for the spring mating season ? Branchu mâle se chauffant les plumes au soleil couchant ou en prélude de pariade….. Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 @400mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO2800 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Gull/Goéland (Larus delawarensis)

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Gull/Goéland (Larus delawarensis)

Lac Boivin, Qc, Canada. August 2011 This ring-billed seagull was perched on the boardwalk at Lac Boivin one August day in 2011. Luckily for the photographer, it seemed more interested in basking in the light of the setting sun than the approaching photographer. Goéland à bec cerclé trop préoccupé par son bain de soleil couchant pour se soucier du photographe qui s’approche. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO3200   Copyright Fritschi©Photographs 2000-2014     Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 3200  ...

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