Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/05/02

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Subject: [Leica] a rare bird...
From: wildlightphoto at (wildlightphoto at
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 18:01:29 -0400

Steve Barbour wrote:

On May 2, 2011, at 2:32 PM, Geoff Hopkinson wrote:

> This sighting may be of interest to the National Audubon Society. You have
> collected a very rare specimen there of Herrus Wildlificus Photographus.
> There have been sporadic sightings in various National Park areas over the
> years and unconfirmed reports of a colony in California.
> These may be identified by their distinctive snowy white plumage under the
> beak and are one of the few Avian species known to use tools in pursuit of
> their prey including black sticks. These are levelled at the prey animal
> some ritual not yet understood by ornithologists.

I think I actually saw that happening,  no relation to Bigfoot?

Not that big, only size 12 ;)

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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