Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/27

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Subject: [Leica] Blue Grouse
From: telyt at (Douglas Herr)
Date: Mon Sep 27 07:30:22 2004

Jim Hemenway <> wrote:

> Although my story is nothing in comparison to yours, I was no less 
> surprised when this swan attacked me right after I shot this photo. The 
> fisheye lens makes him appear at a distance but he was only 5-6 feet away.

The mute swan is known for its agressiveness.  It shouldn't have been 
introduced to North America.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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