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Western Tanager

Western Tanager

Posted by Mark Schmitt on May 31, 2016 at 11:13 am
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I travel up into the higher elevations in my local mountains to get images of birds in these areas. There is a seepage (water attracts birds probably more than anything I know) where I set up a hide, and spend the entire day. This handsome male Western tanager had just taken a bath in the seepage, and was drying out.

EXIF: Canon 1Dx : Lens; Canon EF 500 IS USM L : Mode; aperture priority : Metering; evaluative : Exp.; 1/250 @ f 10.0 : ISO 1000 : White bal.; custom 6100 K : Manfroto tripod + ProMediaGear gimbal head.