I photographed this hungry baby Blue Jay at the Fort Smith National Historic Site here in Arkansas. It was beginning to rain, so I didn’t get to photograph this bird being fed.

Hungry Baby Blue Jay
Hungry Baby Blue Jay

How I Got The Photo: Hungry Baby Blue Jay

This baby Blue Jay was on the backside of the gallows. I was hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5                            
  • Lens: Canon EF 800 mm f/11 


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date Taken: June 6, 2021 (9:48 A.M.)
  • Aperture: f11
  • Shutter speed: 1/400
  • ISO: 4000 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: +1/3
  • Focal Length: 800 mm
  • Processed With Luminar

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