I have watched this Brown Thrasher in my yard for several weeks working hard catching insects. I finally photograph it with a large Beetle. After catching the Beetle it flew to the back of my yard into my neighbor’s yard where it, fed it to a Brown Thrasher fledgling. The fledgling was on the ground in a place where I couldn’t get a photo of this feeding. This occurred throughout the day, and I could never get a photo of this young bird being fed.
Note: I have these birds nesting in my neighbor’s yard, which has a small thicket. I see these birds every year. They rarely enjoy being around houses so I’m lucky to have them in my yard.
How I Got The Shot – Brown Thrasher
Taken on May 10, 2017, at 8:49 A.M.
I was hand holding a Canon EOS 7D Mark II Camera with a Canon 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens attached.
- AV Mode
- Back-button focus
- Aperture f6.3
- ISO 800
- Shutter speed – 1/400 sec.
- Auto White Balance
- Single Point, Continuous Auto Focus
- Multi Metering
- Focal Length – 400 mm