Resplendent Quetzal: San Geraldo de Dota, Costa Rica, December 2022 — Though I am back from India now and have a lot of photos from India to share, I never finished working through my Costa Rica photos, so I will be posting random second helpings of the Pic for today to finish up that adventure. And what better bird to return to than the Resplendent Quetzal? These again from our second early morning session with the Quetzals. Sony Rx10iv at 600mm equivalent. Program mode with my custom birds and wildlife modifications and multi-frame noise reduction. Processed in Pixelmator Pro and Apple Photos. Equivalent ISO 6400 and 2000 @ f4 @ 1/500th.
Little Cormorant and Black Drongo: Sultanpur National Park, India, March 2023 — Sultanpur National Park surrounds a large wetland which attracts all kinds of birds. The Little Cormorant seems to be the most common Cormorant in Rajasthan, and the Black Drongo is certainly the most common Drongo in India. They seem quite neighborly here, just hanging out in the morning, waiting for the haze to clear. Sony Rx10iv at 600mm equivalent. Program mode with my custom birds and wildlife modifications. Processed in Pixelmator Pro and Apple Photos. ISO 1000 @ f4 @ 1/500th. Plus .3EV