Great Blue Heron Trying To Balance With Fish

By | June 2, 2021

This Great Blue Heron was funny to watch. It kept trying to use a log that was floating in the water. It did finally keep its balance long enough to swallow the fish.

Great Blue Heron Trying To Balance
Great Blue Heron Trying To Balance

How I Got The Shot: Great Blue Heron Trying To Balance With Fish

This Great Blue Heron was in an area known as Miner’s Cove (Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma). Miner’s Cove is just north of the 4-corners intersection on the west side of the road. 

I had my camera and lens resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5                            
  • Lens:  EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II 

Technical: First Photo

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: May 30, 2021 (06:32 A. M.)
  • Manual
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/500
  • ISO: 3200
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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