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Sunday
Apr122009

Bird's Eye View


'Sprint' is probably the fastest most  powerful pigeon we have.  However, he tends to spend some nights away from home.  I have no idea where he goes... Unfortunately, it means I can't use him for Project Bird's Eye.  


I have added a new page.  I chose Neubronner as the name of the loft, named after the pioneer of aerial photography using pigeons.  Have a look and check again for updates.  I hope you find it interesting - even if you have no interest in pigeons.  


I've been thinking and planning this since last summer. I can't wait for the potentially fascinating findings.

Reader Comments (11)

Oh! Bu Yousef! What a gorgeous photo! The colors are spectacular - the fabulous blue-green shading into blue purple on his throat and that bright beady orange eye! You can see every grain of every feather. Total WOW.

April 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterintlxpatr

amazing :)

April 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commentercasttro

maybe he has a "special friend" that he visits.. hehe. Even pigeons need friends ;)

April 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMathai

Cool pigeon! He looks so chill! :)

Excellent shot!

April 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMarzouq

Beautiful sharp picture. What lens?

April 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAbid

he's gorgeous!

April 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersadia

Thank you all... Mathai - I allow their "friends" to stay :) Abid, the lens is a Nikkor 18-200 VR.

April 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

Wow. You caught the pigeon at the perfect moment.

April 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermyphotoscout

:)
Well - I had him in my left hand and I took about 8 shots with my right.
This was the best one.

April 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

Sprint. Nice name :)
Lovely colours on him.

April 17, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter8-bits of Coffee

Oh, forgot to mention how brilliant this idea is!

April 17, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter8-bits of Coffee

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