Just Plain Birds Gallery

Snowy Egret

There were a fair number of these, often feeding in the same areas as the Tricolored Herons. As expected, it was very challenging to get the exposure right, with their bright white color against usually dark backgrounds. Canon 100-400, 1.4x II TC, at 560 mm, ISO 200, f/8, 1/500 second (manual mode, manual focus); Wimberley Sidekick/ArcaSwiss Ballhead/Gitzo tripod.