Drake Bufflehead

Post on January 18, 2015 Bufflehead BirdsWaterfowl


What a tough bird to shoot! The drake Bufflehead is an expose nightmare. How do you control the whiter-than-white head patch and body while showing off that incredible colorful yet dark iridescent rainbow hood? It’s a hard one but when the sun light hits the hood at the right angle, the full spectrum of rainbow hood is possible.

  • Canon, EOS 7D Mark II
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 640, 1/3200, F6.3 ,700mm
  • Carrollton, Texas
  • January 15, 2015
bufflehead drake

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