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Black-throated Trogon

Image # 1D2_04946

Tortuguero Park River/Canals


Canon 600L/f4 IS

ISO 800, f/4, 1/400 second

Manual Exposure, 550EX/BB at -2/3 EV

Gitzo 1329/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


We don't often see Trogons, and they're often difficult to photograph when spotted, because of branches, poor light, etc. This one posed fairly well, and was minimally obscured by adjacent vegetation. The area was moderately shaded, so flash was needed to get sufficient light.