Red-brested Merganser.

Posted by Karl Egressy on Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:14 pm

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This species was clicked at 100 miles per hour having the speed record among Waterbirds.
I still find the Long-tailed Duck shooting more difficult as it is smaller and has a more erratic flight pattern.
Thanks for looking.

Canon 5D Mark IV
Canon 500 f 4.0 II. +1.4x III
ISO 100
1/4000 s
f 8.
Thanks for looking.

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by robateau on Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:15 pm
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Very nice!!! This is a very fast flying bird. Well done.

by KK Hui on Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:03 am
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Terrific inflight, Karl!
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by Nate Chappell on Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:32 pm
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Sweet flight shot with a great angle Karl!
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by Ron Day on Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:45 pm
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Very nice angle and detail, Karl.

by Debapratim Saha on Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:35 am
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Killer image karl!! Congrats!

by Carol Clarke on Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:09 am
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You really do have the most fantastic collection of shots of the female of this species Karl, this is another wonderful image!
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