Here’s another shot of a Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron taken a the Brazos Bend State Park near Needville, Texas. These birds are normally nocturnal hunters but I must have seen over a dozen in the late afternoon sun.
Copyright © 2009 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 50D set on aperture priority (Av), using an EF 300mm f/4L IS USM with an EF 1.4X II extender mono-pod mounted. The exposure was taken at 420mm, f/5.6 for 1/320th of a second at ISO 100 on Lexar Professional UDMA digital film. All post capture processing was done in Lightroom 2. Click on the image above for a larger version.