Yesterday’s post featured a few Northern Cardinal images from my covered front porch after this weekend’s snowstorm. Today’s post features some American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) images that were captured at the same time:
In a few weeks, these beautiful birds will be wearing their summer plumage. The males will have a beautiful yellow body, with black wings and a black cap on their heads!
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 5D Mark 3 body
- Canon EF 500mm, f/4 IS lens
- Bogen 3221 tripod, with Wimberly gimbal head
- ISO 1250
- Aperture f/6.3
- Shutter 1/640 sec. to 1/800 sec.