Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 3

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 3

A mixed flock consisting of 2 Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis hens and a drake, and 2 Western Grebes Aechmophorus occidentalis patrol the waters off Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-20 17:03:34

Tagged: , Lesser Scaup , Aythya affinis , Western Grebe , Aechmophorus occidentalis , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , geotagged

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 1

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 1

A mixed flock of mostly Western Grebes Aechmophorus occidentalis and Clark’s Grebes Aechmophorus clarkii with some Lesser Scaups Aythya affinis in the mix, seen off-shore of the Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fuji Press 1600. Cropped heavily to eliminate excess foreground. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010. Dust reduction, brightness, contrast and color enhancement done in Paint Shop Pro X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-17 16:23:57

Tagged: , Western Grebe , Aechmophorus occidentalis , Clark’s Grebe , Aechmophorus clarkii , Lesser Scaup , Aythya affinis , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fuji , Press 1600 , geotagged

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 2

Mixed Flock BM 3-20-13 2

A mixed flock of Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis with a few Ruddy Ducks, Oxyura jamaicensis and either Western Grebes Aechmophorus occidentalis or Clark’s Grebes Aechmophorus clarkii (or a mixture of the two…) rides the wavelets off Ceaser Chavez park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400 lens on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction, done in Paint Shop Pro X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-18 16:05:48

Tagged: , Lesser Scaup , Aythya affinis , Western Grebe , Aechmophorus occidentalis , Clark’s Grebe , Aechmophorus clarkii , Ruddy Duck , Oxyura jamaicensis , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , geotagged , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , Fuji , Superia 400

Lesser Scaup Flock BM 3-20-13 4

Lesser Scaup Flock BM 3-20-13 4

A large flock of Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis rest off-shore of the Ceaser Chavez Park in Berkeley, CA. Taken by a Nikon F4s with a Promaster 7 100-400mm lens (at 400) on Fujicolor Superia 400. Negative scanned into computer by an HP G4010, dust reduction done in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.

Posted by THE Holy Hand Grenade! on 2013-04-20 17:03:41

Tagged: , Lesser Scaup , Aythya affinis , Berkeley Marina , Berkeley, CA , Nikon F4s , Fujicolor , Superia 400 , Promaster 100-400 ƒ4.5-6.7 , geotagged