The pied-billed grebe is another bird that winters here in Southeast Texas. Its amazing to watch this bird dive for its food within a few feet of an alligator as if the alligator wasn’t a predator. Its either very brave (hungry) or very foolish.
Copyright © 2009 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 50D, EF 300mm f/4L IS USM with a 1.4X extender mono-pod mounted at 420mm, f/5.6 for 1/500th of a second at ISO 100 on Lexar digital film. All post capture processing was done in Lightroom 2 and Noise Ninja. Click on the image above for a larger version.