- Aperture: ƒ/8
- Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
- Taken: 11 September, 2013
- Focal length: 300mm
- ISO: 400
- Shutter speed: 1/1600s
Always check your fence lines when moving down a dirt road. Never know what you might find. Took these today in Valier and Williamson Park just south of Shelby. Post by Eclectic Art of Nature.
A couple of weeks ago (03/29/14) Lake Francis had record numbers of Snow Geese. It can get tricky trying to photograph such large numbers with 600mm. I finally gave up on close-ups due to all the movement. Here is what I ended up with… the photos do not do it justice. The sound was extreme […]
I am an advocate of all things nature, but I am deathly allergic to bees. To capture a macro style shot of a bee can be quite a challenge when worried about being sent to the local ER. I decided to experiment with my photography using extension tubes and a long lens. I was pleasantly […]
Rough-legged Hawk, Dark-eyed Junco and Ring-billed gull… can you guess which is which? That is of course meant tongue in cheek. We finally got a shot of a Rough-legged Hawk without a fence barring my lens. The Junco was taken last October through the window. Braving a very frosty day. This common Ring-billed gull was […]
Sprinter is in the air here in Montana… Texas is already hot and we are missing it… still getting nipped with snow and heavy winds here in Shelby. That does not seem to bother the birds much. They are causing a huge raucous trying to get the attention of a female. Desi and I took […]
It is a snowy day at the Zabinsky household in Shelby, Montana. Desi and I were watching the House Finch empty yet another feeder. The females are always present, there to warmly greet the males as they arrive. NOT!
VIRTUAL BIRDING 15 – This gallery consist of 15 birds. Four are “gimme’s” consisting of commons in several states. Three sparrow photos are the same bird. The rest of the 15 may be tough if you are not familiar with Montana birds, which we are not. Feel free to post your answers below. 3, 4, […]