bird photography : acorn woodpecker

Acorn woodpeckers are a common sight along California's Pacific coast, but they've been a subject of which John's never quite been pleased with his photography. Getting this image required climbing a six-foot tall stump and balancing in place for nearly a half an hour!
Acorn woodpeckers are a common sight along California's Pacific coast, but they've been a subject of which John's never quite been pleased with his photography. Getting this image required climbing a six-foot tall stump and balancing in place for nearly a half an hour!
Equipment:Canon EOS 30D
Canon EF 300mm f4L IS with 1.4x Teleconverter
Settings:f8; 1/800 sec.; focal length at 420 mm; ISO 400
Date:November 8, 2008 1:13 pm
Location:Elkhorn Slough / Watsonville, CA
 



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