bird photography : clapper rail

A pair of joggers went right past this Clapper Rail (likely the endangered Yuma subspecies) at San Elijo Lagoon in coastal southern California; fortunately, their passage didn't scare this secretive bird away before John could photograph it several times.
A pair of joggers went right past this Clapper Rail (likely the endangered Yuma subspecies) at San Elijo Lagoon in coastal southern California; fortunately, their passage didn't scare this secretive bird away before John could photograph it several times.
Equipment:Canon EOS 30D
Canon EF 300mm f4L IS with 1.4x Teleconverter
Settings:f8; 1/125 sec.; focal length at 420 mm; ISO 500
Date:April 30, 2007 11:48 am
Location:San Elijo Lagoon / Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
 



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