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Spot-breasted Oriole

Image # 1D4_00246

Bebedero River, Costa Rica


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 2x II Teleconverter

ISO 1600, f/8, 1/640 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

We were very excited to see a pair of these beautifully colorful birds, and we followed them with the boat as they flew from tree to tree along the banks, giving us a few opportunities for photos.  A new Costa Rican species for me, which I had seen once before in southern Florida a few years ago.