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Blue-gray Tanager

Image # 1D2_03537

Arenal Observatory Lodge Grounds


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4xII Teleconverter

ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/500 second

Manual Metering, 550EX at -2/3 EV

Gitzo 1325/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


We spent a little over an hour before breakfast one morning, and shot behind the lodge, where the staff regularly puts out food for the birds. There was a reasonable variety of birds, but the mostly cloudy conditions created some challenges (necessitating higher ISO, flash, etc.).