…morning light is magic…

Spiked Green Jay

This Green Jay got a punk rocker spiked hair look after he took a bath.

Taken with Canon 1DX and Canon 500mm F4 IS II mounted on tripod with Wimberley II gimbal head

1/1000 sec @ F9, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, +1/3 exposure compensation

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1/1250 sec @ F9, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, +1/3 exposure compensation

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1/1600 sec @ F9, ISO 1600, evaluative metering, +1/3 exposure compensation

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6 responses

  1. The world’s jays are some of the smartest and most interesting birds. Great colors and shots.

    May 18, 2015 at 4:38 am

    • Thanks Stephen. Our guide said that it was uncommon to see Green Jays take a bath so it was nice to get these photos.

      May 20, 2015 at 4:59 am

  2. Congratulations Tim for your Audubon honorable mention in the 2015 awards. So well deserved. Your work is truly marvelous.

    May 22, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    • Thanks Emily. Always appreciate your feedback.

      May 24, 2015 at 12:44 pm

  3. Pretty cool catching them in the water. Makes for a great hair day. 😉

    June 7, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    • Ruth mentioned that it was somewhat rare to see them in the water so it was a good day.

      June 7, 2015 at 6:20 pm

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