September 12th, 2014 – Avian Friday: Alder Flycatcher

Here is a bird that’s not uncommon in the Pacific Northwest, but one I haven’t seen very often. During a hummingbird outing earlier in the summer I caught a glimpse of this little one who would only stand still long enough for q very quick capture. Sure would have been nice to catch this guy on a natural perch, but oh well I guess a little luck is better than none.

Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum )
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Redmond, Washington
700mm | 1/2000th Sec. @f/6.3 | ISO 640 | Monopod

Canon 1DX+ Canon EF 500/4L IS USM + EF 1.4X Rear Extender

Processed with Lightroom 5, Photoshop CC, Nik Color Efx.

To see a larger version please click on the image.

Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.

Thanks for stopping by,



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