Saturday, April 20, 2024

Uncommon

Uncommon

Uncommon and Rare Sightings

 

A7R4. in APS-C mode
A1. 12 Jun 2022
 
FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G
 
MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2
190XPROB/GHFG1.   14 Dec 2021
MT190CXPRO3/GHFG1. May 2022
Berlebach Report 8013/GHFG1. May 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Rare Sightings

 

Green Broadbill

Chunky, short tailed bird, male bird green with black earpatch and black bars on wing-coverts. Female bird duller wothj no black markings.

 

Male, f6.3 1/125. @600mm, ISO 4000, P Ubin, Jalan Batu Ubin, 30 Jun 2021

 

f6.3 1/125. @600mm, ISO 6400, P Ubin, Jalan Batu Ubin, 30 Jun 2021

 

f6.3 1/125. @600mm, ISO 6400, P Ubin, Jalan Batu Ubin, 30 Jun 2021

 

 

 

 

Himalayan Griffon

Huge and bulky with thick pale bill, pale bare head, thickish neck and mostly sandy-buffy body and wing converts.

Juvenile (?), A6400, f9 1/1000. @600mm, TC 1.4, ISO 1250, Hindhede Quarry, 29 Dec 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Great Cormorant

Much bigger and larger billed than other Cormorant. Prominant defined white area from head-side to upper throat, prominant yellow facial and gular skin, strong brown cast to upperparts.

f5.6 1/3200. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 22 Nov 2023

 

f6.3 1/2500. ISO 1000, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 29 Sept 2023

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 29 Sept 2023

 

f6.3 1/2000. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 29 Sept 2023

 

f6.3 1/2000. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 29 Sept 2023

 

f8 1/2500. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 12 Jun 2023

 

f9 1/3200. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x, Woodlands Waterfront, 21 Dec 2023

 

 

 

 

 

Black-headed Gull

A small, tern like gull with black-tipped red bill. Wings and mantle pale grey, legs and feet dark red. Head is white with dark ear spot, with grey smudging on crown. Fist-winter bird has paler bill, duller legs and a broad greyish brown band across upperwing coverts.

 

f8 1/2000. ISO 640, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 29 Dec 2023

 

f8 1/2000. ISO 640, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 29 Dec 2023

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 1000, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 29 Dec 2023

 

f8 1/2500. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 29 Dec 2023

 

 

 

 

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