January 2nd, 2016

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Dream Team Lineup



Cameraman pans along the lineup of the Dinamo Riga before the game with the Krylya Sovetov Moscow.


Wow… Season 1973-74.


Tits Lambins (#13)…


Vyacheslav Nazarov (A, #4)…


Boris Ponomarev (#14)…


Vladimir Sorokin (#11)…


Viktor Afonin (#1)…


Vladimir Markov (#12)…


Igor Kobzev (#3)…


Mikhail Vasilenok (#20)…


Mikhail Denisov (#21)…


Petr Vorobyev (#15)…


Alexander Klinshov (#18)…


I haven’t seen this footage for decades.


Go Dynamo Riga!




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Somehow during my involvement into birds photography, I never had photosessions with birds vultures and raptors. In Florida, I spent a couple of hours capturing images of ospreys.


The field guides say that usually ospreys hang over water places – around ponds, rivers, water reservoirs where dive into water to catch live fish. The ospreys on the photo were located exactly like described in the textbooks – over a water place with a view of a river and a pond.


Their huge stick nest was built high on a dead tree and they were patrolling over the shallow waters.


They routinely sat on the tree branches sighting around with their yellow eyes.


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Nuthatch Delight

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Little fella nuthatch came to visit our backyard.


I really enjoy watching and interacting with nuthatches.


There was a separate photo post about nuthatches here when I visited them in the Ipswich River. At that time they were eating from my hand and sitting on my shoulder. Totally cool feeling of trust and bonding :-)


It’s really nice that they found time to visit us.