Archive for February, 2013

Action photos of Kingbirds landing

Friday, February 8th, 2013


Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) landing

 Recently I photographed a number of Kingbirds in our area of Baja Mexico. I had noticed that these common large flycatchers would choose a high perch as a lookout point. They would ‘sallie forth’ and catch flying insects. Often they would return to the same perch. Therefore, I focused the camera on where I thought the bird would land, and tried to time the shutter to coincide with their landing