Unplanned Field Test with Nikon J1 + 1.4x TC + Nikon 300mm f4

Monday, February 20, 2012
Yesterday evening I had to rush to Lake Garden to take some photographs for my work, unfortunately when I arrived ..... heaven, had to take shelter at the boat house. When the rain stopped, I noticed a flock of Javan Myna feeding on the ground. Then 2 Chinese Pond Heron was spotted with the flock. After a while, 2 Purple-backed Starling decided to join the party. The last bird seen on the field was 1 White-vented Myna. It even caught a small centipede.

With this flock, I had the opportunity to try out my Nikon J1 + 1.4x TC + Nikon 300mm f4.

Here are 2 photos of White-vented Myna which I managed to shoot few hours earlier.

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I'm a bird watcher, digiscoper, photographer and a licensed nature guide. Welcome to my 'A Malaysian Birder' blog. I will post my bird sightings and photographs on this blog. I started bird watching while studying in university. After graduating with a degree in forestry specializing in parks and recreation management, I have been attached to the parks and gardens industry. My past work experiences involve conducting environmental education program, bird watching and many more.

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