Dark-eyed Junco On The Tip Of A Shed Antler

By | March 1, 2021

A Dark-eyed Junco that I photographed near my bird feeder that I have in my yard here in Arkansas. It is perched on the tip of a Whitetail shed antler.

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Dark-eyed Junco – Arkansas

How I Got The Shot: Dark-eyed Junco On The Tip Of A Shed Antler

I have lots of birds that show up in the winter to my bird feeder. My camera and lens are on a tripod and I am sitting near the feeder. I am not hidden.

Gear:

  • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
  • Lens: Canon EF500mm f/4L IS

Technical:

  • Location: Lavaca (Arkansas)
  • Date & Time Taken: March 1, 2011 (10:28 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/5000 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 400
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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Author: Steve Creek

An Arkansas-based Wildlife Photographer specializing in the wildlife found in Arkansas and Oklahoma.