Canada Goose Flight
At Inglewood in November, I spent a few hours along the river watching and photographing the mass of birds that congregate on the rocky islets in the middle of the water each night. I was down there in the morning to watch them takeoff, heading out for another day foraging on the prairie. The vast majority of the birds were Canada goose flocks, followed by Mallard ducks and then small numbers of a wide variety of other species. I really enjoy watching both the Canadas and the Mallards taking flight. The geese run along the water once they get up above the water, before they are fully airborne. Here, I used a lower ISO and smaller aperture (200 and f/11, respectively) to get a shutter speed on 1/30th of a second.
This entry was posted on December 18, 2012 by Christopher Martin. It was filed under Birds and was tagged with action, animals, birds, birds in flight, Branta Canadensis, Canada Goose, flight, flying, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, motion blur, panning, water, wildlife photography.