White-tailed Nightjar

Posted by Charles Gangas on Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:00 pm

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A recent visit to Cuffie River offered three of these Nightjars, but this guy was by far the most cooperative and offered us a few calling shots.

Cuffie River Nature Retreat, Tobago, W.I.

500mm f/4
1/200s @ f/4.0
ISO 1250
Gitzo Monopod
Lighting from a torch.
Chuck Gangas

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by Jakejacoby on Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:19 pm
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What a wonderful capture. Excellent photo Charles.

by Ron Day on Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:01 pm
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Great job with the lighting, Chuck. It is very natural appearing for a nighttime shot. Great calling pose as well. Excellent.

by Carol Clarke on Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:32 pm
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A fine night capture of this fascinating species!

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by AForns on Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:27 am
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Excellent work Charles, good detail on the bird and well done obtaining a calling pose !!! Sweet !!!
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