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19 Nov, 2007

gone to the birds

Posted by andrea tomkins in: - Ottawa for kids|Easy ways to make kids happy|Ottawa|Photography

Black-capped chickadee

We brought a small bag of black sunflower seeds to the Stony Swamp area so we could feed the chickadees and I could spend some time with my zoom lens.

And now it’s Monday. On the agenda: to see a guy about a shooting range. But more on that later.

For now, check out the chickadee slide show!

5 Responses to "gone to the birds"

1 | Bob LeDrew

November 19th, 2007 at 2:21 pm


Those photos are absolutely awesome. I am now officially going to Stony Swamp.

2 | Sharon

November 19th, 2007 at 2:50 pm


WOW! great shots. What lens did you get. I never take my 18/200 off. it does it all.

Frame some of those. Just awesome.

3 | Helene

November 20th, 2007 at 7:50 am


these photos r amazing.

4 | VickiZ

November 20th, 2007 at 9:20 am


What a captivating slideshow – well done!

5 | b*babbler

November 21st, 2007 at 9:47 pm


Amazing, splendid photos!

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