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Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
Copyright David Seibel, 2014 (#12404) | Send Comment

Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Exposure: 1/800 sec, f/9.0, ISO 400
Lens: Canon 500mm f/4L IS + 1.4x II TC
Date: June 13, 2014
Location: Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA

Description: Perched high in tree in full sun on hot afternoon; posture and open bill seemingly an attempt to cool off