Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Takes Off – Wing Spread

I’ve have attempted too many scissor-tailed flycatcher in flights and failed, and the takes off sequence usually captured during the progress though not as pleasing as this one – Top view, and the bird from head to that long tail of him is right on the focus plane.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 640, 1/2500, F4.5 ,500mm
  • White Rock Lake, Dallas Texas
  • June 10, 2014
scissor tailed flycatcher take off

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