Mockingbird

© Marsha S. Smith

Mockingbird

Uploaded: March 26, 2011

Description

Yesterday I was out taking bluebonnet photos and this mockingbird landed in the tree above my head. I believe it was trying to protect its nest (although I didn't see the nest). I took a couple of shots and they were pretty good, but I decided to go get the 2X converter and try again. I went back to the same place and the bird came back. This is one of two shots I got then.

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: -1.50, ExposureTime: 10/900 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Comments

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 26, 2011

I miss the blue bonnets!! They will watch their nest so I'm sure you were close! Excellent capture! #1364272

Jack Ryan March 26, 2011

Excellent color, comp and clarity...excellent work. #9318171

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