Eastern Bluebird On Side Of Tree

I photographed this Eastern Bluebird on the side of a tree in my yard here in Arkansas. I’m lucky to have Eastern Bluebirds nesting in my yard each year. Spring will be here soon and these Bluebirds will start nesting.

Eastern Bluebird On Side Of Tree
Eastern Bluebird On Side Of Tree

How I Got The Shot: Eastern Bluebird On Side Of Tree

When the Bluebirds are nesting in my yard, I use my pickup for a blind (My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup). This time I had my camera and lens on a tripod.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
  • Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS

Technical:

  • Location: My Backyard (Arkansas)
  • Date & Time Taken: December 9, 2011 (11:06 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 400
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: 0 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

Related Posts:

  1. Eastern Bluebird With A Spider And Wasp
  2. Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm
  3. Eastern Bluebird With Spider
  4. Eastern Bluebird With Caterpillar
2020-09-19T09:55:15-05:00December 11, 2020|Categories: Birds|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eastern Bluebird On Side Of Tree

Eastern Bluebird With A Spider And Wasp

This Eastern Bluebird came to the nest this time with a Spider and Wasp to feed the nestlings. Monday I posted a photo of a Bluebird bringing an Earthworm (Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm). On the 17th I posted it bringing a large spider (Eastern Bluebird With Spider).

Eastern Bluebird With A Wasp and Spider
Eastern Bluebird With A Wasp and Spider

How I Got The Shot – Eastern Bluebird With A Spider And Wasp

Here is a link to my setup for photographing the Eastern Bluebirds in my Yard: My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup

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

• Location: Arkansas
• Date Taken: May 1, 2020
• Aperture: f5.6
• Shutter speed: 1/320 sec.
• ISO: 1000
• Exposure Bias: +1/3 EV
• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
• Focal Length: 500 mm
• Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM
• Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

2022-12-27T16:12:05-06:00May 19, 2020|Categories: Birds|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eastern Bluebird With A Spider And Wasp

Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm

This time the Eastern Bluebird brought an Earthworm for the nestlings. We are getting a lot of rain this spring and I see lots of Earthworms on the street. The thing is, I don’t see very many Earthworms brought to the nestlings.

Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm
Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm

How I Got The Shot – Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm

Here is a link to my setup for photographing the Eastern Bluebirds in my Yard: My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup

• Location: Arkansas
• Date Taken: May 1, 2020
• Aperture: f6.3
• Shutter speed: 1/320 sec.
• ISO: 1250
• Exposure Bias: +1/3 EV
• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
• Focal Length: 500 mm
• Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM
• Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

2020-05-21T03:55:56-05:00May 18, 2020|Categories: Birds|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eastern Bluebird With Earthworm

Eastern Bluebird With Spider

Last year I posted a photo of an Eastern Bluebird with a large spider (Eastern Bluebird With Large Spider). This year I photographed another Eastern Bluebird with a spider. I see them bringing in lots of spiders to the nestlings.

Eastern Bluebird With Spider
Eastern Bluebird With Spider

How I Got The Shot – Eastern Bluebird With Spider

Here is a link to my setup for photographing the Eastern Bluebirds in my Yard: My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup

• Location: Arkansas
• Date Taken: May 1, 2020
• Aperture: f7.1
• Shutter speed: 1/320 sec.
• ISO: 1250
• Exposure Bias: +1/3 EV
• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
• Focal Length: 500 mm
• Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM
• Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

2022-12-27T16:14:14-06:00May 17, 2020|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eastern Bluebird With Spider

Eastern Bluebird Feeding Nestling A Caterpillar

I photograph the Eastern Bluebirds nesting in my yard each year. I photographed this Eastern Bluebird feeding her young on May 1, 2020.

Eastern Bluebird Feeding Caterpillar To Young
Eastern Bluebird Feeding Caterpillar To Young

How I Got The Shot – Eastern Bluebird Feeding Nestling A Caterpillar

Here is a post I made regarding my setup for photographing these birds: My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup

I had a Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera with a Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM lens resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup.

Camera Settings

  • AV Mode
  • Back-button focus
  • Aperture f7.1
  • ISO 1250
  • Shutter speed – 1/320 sec.
  • Auto White Balance
  • Single Point, Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Bias – +1/3 EV
  • Multi Metering
  • Focal Length – 500 mm

Here Are A Few More Of My Photos Of Eastern Bluebirds

  1. Eastern Bluebird Feeding Nestling
  2. Eastern Bluebird Ready To Fledge
  3. Eastern Bluebird With Caterpillar
  4. Eastern Bluebird At Nest Box Entrance
  5. Eastern Bluebird With Large Spider
  6. Fecal Sac Being Removed
2022-12-28T05:10:45-06:00May 14, 2020|Categories: Birds|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eastern Bluebird Feeding Nestling A Caterpillar
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