Seems like these guys are all that I'm photographing lately ...
07/17/2014, 8:03 AM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/1250 sec, f/8, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 3200 (auto), Exp comp 0
07/17/2014, 8:31 AM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/1600 sec, f/8, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 3200 (auto), Exp comp 0
A grab shot on the way to work. There was also a great egret present, but it flew off before I could get the camera aimed.
07/08/2014, 8:29 AM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/1250 sec, f/5.6, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 500 (auto), Exp comp 0, B+W circular polarizer
Sunrise hike at John Bunker Sand Wetlands. I observed trees fiilled cattle egret in the wetlands (a couple other species of egrets & herons also present... I will put those in separate observations)
The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a cosmopolitan species of heron (family Ardeidae) found in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate zones. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Bubulcus, although some authorities regard its two subspecies as full species, the Western Cattle Egret and the Eastern Cattle Egret. Despite the similarities in plumage to the egrets of the genus Egretta, it is more closely related to the herons of Ardea. Originally native to...