bird photography : chestnut-backed chickadee

One of these little chickadees caught John's attention while he was searching for an elusive warbler in the trees.  The little fellow held onto his meal of caterpillars the entire time that he hopped from one branch to another, apparently warning John away from his nest.
One of these little chickadees caught John's attention while he was searching for an elusive warbler in the trees. The little fellow held onto his meal of caterpillars the entire time that he hopped from one branch to another, apparently warning John away from his nest.
Equipment:Canon EOS 30D
Canon EF 300mm f4L IS with 1.4x Teleconverter
Settings:f5.6; 1/200 sec.; focal length at 420 mm; ISO 250
Date:May 20, 2006 1:26 pm
Location:Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve / Moss Landing, CA
 



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