It’s fun to watch shorebirds feed. Egrets like to flip their food in the air before they eat it. Got lucky as this White Morph Reddish Egret was pointed in my direction as he was flipping his breakfast.
Taken with Canon 7D and Canon 500mm F4 IS II with 1.4x teleconverter mounted on Skimmer ground pod with Wimberley II gimbal head
1/1000 sec @ F9, manual exposure, ISO 400, 700mm
Looks like he’s smoking a cigarette. Nice catch in pretty early morning light.
February 21, 2013 at 12:55 pm
Good catch on the frontal view. Nice exposure and background colors.
February 21, 2013 at 5:14 pm