when wind blows 20mph or beyond, it’s not a bad idea to get ’em flycatchers in flight – especially the scissor-tails hunt in the open field. The Oklahoma state birds’ long, forked-tail enables the birds to maneuver acrobatically in high wind condition and they tend to fly low for preys, often hovering on air against the opposite wind – This is where you get the wing and tail spread shoot.
Male Scissor-tailed Flycatcher in Flight, White Rock Lake
Post on May 8, 2014 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Flycatcher BirdsSong Bird
- Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
- EF 500mm F4L IS USM
- ISO 800, 1/2500, F4.0 ,500mm
- White Rock Lake, Dallas Texas
- May 07, 2014
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