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Hooded Warbler
Wilsonia citrina
 
 
Copyright David Seibel, 2008 (#1287) | Send Comment

Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II N
Exposure: 1/640 sec, f/5.6, ISO 400
Lens: Canon 500mm f/4L IS + 1.4x II TC
Date: May 12, 2008
Location: Weston Bend State Park (Platte County, MO)

Description: The lighting was intriguing and challenging by the time I found this bird, and I stood up to my knees in underbrush for several hours as I watched and waited for just the right pose. It was prime habitat for ticks as well as warblers, and I actually contracted Lyme disease in the process of capturing this image.