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Bee Hummingbird, near Bay of Pigs, Cuba. Sony RX10 IV, focal length 73.3mm. Exposure: 1/1000 sec. f/2.8, ISO 320, with flash. Photo by Bob Krist

WHEN IT COMES TO TRAVEL, the prudent birder takes a page from the Boy Scouts, specifically, the edict that advises you to “be prepared.”

Because when you’re traveling in new or unfamiliar territory, you just never know when an amazing birding opportunity will present itself. And in many cases, there are no second chances to go back to the hotel and get your gear and come back to grab the shot. You either get it in the moment, or you don’t.

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Bob Krist

Bob Krist

Bob Krist is an award-winning freelance photographer who works regularly for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and Outdoor Photographer. The Society of American Travel Writers has named him “Travel Photographer of the Year” three times, and his work has been featured in many books and videos.

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