A Colorful Resident

Today’s post features a colorful finch (I believe it to be a male House Finch, not a Purple Finch) that we see quite frequently at our Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri) home. An interesting color contrast to our butterfly garden!

Male House Finch

Male House Finch


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D Mark 2 body
  • Canon 500mm, f/4 IS lens
  • Wemberly gimbal tripod head
  • ISO 500
  • Aperture f/5.6 and f/8
  • Shutter Speed 1/400 sec. and 1/320 sec.



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