Drake Blue Winged Teal in Flight

Post on March 28, 2015 Blue Winged Teal Duck BirdsWaterfowl

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There are Blue-Winged Teals at White Rock Lake but i could never get close to the skittish waterfowls, let alone getting a flyer. But thanks to recent rainfall, the flat marshy grass at Dixon Branch flooded, provides a more-approachable feeding ground, about ankle-high in water for the shy teals.

I put on a pair of Lacrosse water boot and eventually get close enough for an in flight after week long for trying. There, finally got a keeper of Blue-Winged Teal in flight i’ve have longed minus the OOF orange background.

  • Canon, EOS 7D Mark II
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 800, 1/5000, F5.6 ,700mm
  • White Rock Lake
  • March 28, 2015
blue winged teal

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