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Telephoto Lens Advice Needed

MyZeil in der Regen (MyZeil in the rain).

Image: GrrlScientist, 27 July 2010 [larger view]

My photography skills are improving, so I am looking at purchasing a telephoto lens for my dSLR Nikon camera, and I need your help choosing the appropriate lens for what I will use it for. Initially, I plan to photograph soaring/flying and not-close-to-me birds, running horses, and other fast-moving objects, mostly (but not exclusively) in color. The lens should have a fast autofocus option, should not be too heavy (I've already got three lenses that I drag around with me, and am eyeing a couple more) and of course, should not be terribly expensive.
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Rosa Blume unter Goldenen Blumen

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Rosa Blume unter Goldenen Blumen
Image: GrrlScientist, 14 July 2010, Frankfurt am Main, Germany [larger view]

This pink rose was the only one in a sea of gold roses.

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Purpur Clematis

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Purpur Clematis (Clematis species)
Image: GrrlScientist, 14 July 2010 [larger view]

Some of the lovely purple clematis that are growing at the Vietnamese Restaurant near where I live in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Kurjenpolvi

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Kurjenpolvi.
A red-and-white geranium photographed at Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) in Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 18 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

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Mystery Bird: Barnacle Goose, Branta leucopsis

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[Mystery bird] Barnacle Goose, Branta leucopsis, photographed at Luonnontieteellinen keskusmuseo (University of Helsinki Museum of Natural History), Helsinki, Finland. [picture of the same species with its muscle and feathers]
Image: GrrlScientist, 18 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

Please name at least one field mark that supports your identification.

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Helsinki Mereltä Nähtynä

May 27 2010 Published by under Helsinki, Finland, My Pictures

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Helsinki Mereltä Nähtynä.
Photographed from the ferry as it returned to Helsinki from Suomenlinna in Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 20 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

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Puna-keltaisia Kukkia

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Puna-keltaisia kukkia.
A red-and-yellow Evening Primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa, photographed at Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) in Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 18 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

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Katusoittaja

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Katusoittaja
Photographed in the Kamppi neighborhood of Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 18 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

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Spondylus Imperialis Oyster

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Spondylus Imperialis Oyster?
Photographed in the Luonnontieteellinen keskusmuseo, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 18 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

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Purppura Päivänkakkaraa

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Vaaleanpunainen Päivänkakkara.
Photographed in the Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 18 May 2010 [larger view]
Canon SX100 IS.

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