Found two Common Nighthawks lying in the gravel at the Texas City Dike. They were hard to spot and were well camouflaged at a distance. This one was snoozing but luckily opened his eyes long enough to get a catch light in his eye from the sun.
Taken with Canon 1DX and Canon 500mm F4 IS II lens with 1.4X III teleconverter, handheld
1/800 sec @ F13, ISO 800, evaluative metering, +2/3 exposure compensation, 700mm
He blends in real nice. That would be easy to miss, nice catch.
October 10, 2014 at 5:38 pm
Thanks David. It would have been cool to see them flying around, but they were posing nicely.
October 11, 2014 at 8:24 am