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

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Subject: [Leica] Blue Grouse
From: leicagalpal at (Kit McChesney)
Date: Mon Sep 27 07:37:57 2004

Well, Doug, that's what happens when you try to silence a 'bird.' They tend
to get real mean. ;-)


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Douglas Herr
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2004 7:30 AM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] Blue Grouse

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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