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RWBB Close-up

This Red Winged Blackbird got his close up taken with my 500mm + 1.4x attached.  He was too close for a fully body shot and I got this full framed shot instead.  Taken handheld out the car window at Brazoria NWR as I was going back and forth between openings in the weeds at one of the ponds while shooting duck/Avocet photos.  I’ve never had good luck with getting a decent RWBB shot so I’m pleased with this one.  My 500mm lens is sharper than my 100-400 and the IS works much better so I’m having a blast using it.

Taken with Canon 7D and Canon 500mm F4 IS II with 1.4x teleconverter.

1/200 sec @ F8, ISO 400, +1/3 exposure compensation