Its seems that "Luck" is really running out.......its either no birds or birds in bush or too high or my settings all wrong.....

anyway here are 2 records shots of birds that are new to me.

PIXS are heavily cropped.

Canon 20D + 500f4 + 1.4TC

Little Green Pigeon
Treron olax

19Aug06, 1026hrs, ISO 400, 1/500, F8, EV -1 2/3

Grey-chinned Minivet
Pericrocotus solaris

19Aug06, 1147hrs, ISO 200, 1/160, F8, EV -1, Flash - 2 2/3