Black Tern Catch

black tern caught

Friends, every now and then you catch a shot that you really had to work at, that is prefocus and wait for this bird to get to the pre-arranged site.  This black tern was fishing back and forth down the waterway in Crex, He was very quick so i pre-focused on a spot and waited for him to be in focus.  I was totally shocked when i saw that he had caught his prey in this image.  The image is a little soft and the shutter speed of 1/1000 was not quite enough, but I wish to share so you can understand what i do all day in my retirement. til Tomorrow MJ

About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on July 2, 2014, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. I’m so happy for you getting some real gratification out of your camera(and what do you suppose that bird eats?),

  2. helenaurelia

    Marge you are a huge! inspiration to this amateur photographer!!
    Thank you for sharing all those things that have passed before your lens.

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