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Yellow-rumped Cacique

Image # 1D2_05692

Amazon River


Canon 100-400L/f4.5-5.6 IS at 400 mm

ISO 400, f/9, 1/400 second

Manual Exposure

Handheld (possibly with Monopod)

These were incredibly beautiful in the sun, as we watched them fly against the blue skies, with the contrast between the bright yellow and black in their feathers.  We also spent a fair amount of time just watching them fly to and from the nests they were building, and enjoyed the wonderful diversity of their songs.