[missbirdphotos] Re: A Group Suggestion

Judy,

I'm just catching up on email.  Great captures!  I love the baby
killdeer.  I am curious as to what the broken wing act is.  I recently
saw a killdeer doing this also.  Are they known to do this?

Thanks,
Kristen

On 4/24/12, Judy Howle <howle@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I won't be able to make it this Spring as we are going to the Smoky Mtns in
> mid-May for 9 days. It's about a 3 hr drive from Columbus to Jackson. We
> don't travel much in hot weather but hope to make one in the fall. Also,
> maybe you all would enjoy visiting Noxubee Refuge sometime in the fall.  I
> have never visited any of the refuges and WMAs on the west side of the state
> other than Pipeline Rd once at Barnett Reservoir and it would be fun to do
> that in the fall.  I can meet anyone at Noxubee Refuge most any time as it's
> only about 30 - 35 miles from here, mostly in Noxubee County south of
> Starkville.  In summer if you can stand the heat the rookery has about
> 30,000 birds in it but you can only get close photos from a boat. However
> they fly over your head with twigs during nest building if you are on the
> boardwalk.
>
>  <http://www.fws.gov/noxubee/> http://www.fws.gov/noxubee/   Map
> <http://www.fws.gov/noxubee/noxmap.htm>
> http://www.fws.gov/noxubee/noxmap.htm
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> Friends of Noxubee Refuge also have a website. This is the page for the
> winners of the 2011 photo contest.
> <http://www.friends-of-noxubee-refuge.org/2011-photo-contest-winners.html>
> http://www.friends-of-noxubee-refuge.org/2011-photo-contest-winners.html
> It's for amateurs only and they classified me as a professional since I
> teach photography classes locally and have sold a few photos.  I have been a
> judge for the last 3 contests which is always fun.  We usually have 3 or 4
> judges including Kermit "Buddy" Laird, one of the top nature photographers
> in the state who has been published in various periodicals etc. This is his
> website  <http://kermitdenverlaird.com/index.html>
> http://kermitdenverlaird.com/index.html  but someone gave him bad advice on
> the size to make the photos so no one could "steal" them and they are way
> too small for today's large monitors. This is his gallery from Noxubee
> Refuge.  <http://kermitdenverlaird.com/galleries/NoxubeeNWR/index.html>
> http://kermitdenverlaird.com/galleries/NoxubeeNWR/index.html
>
>
>
> Here's a some older bird photos as I haven't posted any lately. They are all
> small file size and need to be re-processed with better current raw
> converters and at larger size.
>
>
>
> I made some of a rose-breasted grosbeak yesterday but haven't had time to
> work on them yet as I'm backed up trying to finish up 2 sets (not birds for
> the most part) in Lightroom first.  I had to use my 300 f4 lens as the IS
> quit working on my 100 - 400 and I have to send it in for repair.
>
>
>
> Judy Howle
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> Southern Exposures
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> http://southernexposure.zenfolio.com
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> Digital Photography Class; Resources for Photographers
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> http://digitalphotographyclass.net
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