Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Bird: Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) Hiding in the Reeds

Shy Little Birds



These characters, usually conceal themselves very well.

Most of the time, I don't spot them, quickly enough to focus and shoot the camera.

But, today the light was just right and, I saw the bird before it spotted me.

Gallinago gallinago, bird, snipe, reeds,water

Camera: Pentax K3

Lens: Pentax 300MM with 1.4 converter for a focal length of 420MM

Exposure:  f/5.6   1/640   ISO 200

Location:  Kin Town, Okinawa, Japan

Date and Time:  DEC 29 2015  2:24PM

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