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Roseate Spoonbill Eating a Fish

Image # 1D2_07021

Merritt Island NWR


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II  Teleconverter

ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/500 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


We didn't see too many Roseates, but this one stayed reasonably close to the road, and hung around for a while.  I have some other shots in much better light, but liked this one because you can so clearly see what looks like some kind of 'killifish' in its beak, about to be eaten.