Green Herons (Butorides virescens) are a lot of fun to watch. Many times, they will cause their head feathers to become erect, giving them a quite comical appearance:
This image was captured from my kayak a few years ago.
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 1D Mark 3 body
- Canon EF 100-400mm, f/4.5-5.6 IS lens, with Canon 1.4x TC, shot at 540mm
- Handheld from a kayak, with IS “On”
- ISO 400
- Aperture f/16
- Shutter 1/80 sec.