Missouri’s Northern Resident

Today’s post features a couple of photos of Ring-necked Pheasants (males) that were captured at Squaw Creek NWR in northwest Missouri, a few years ago.

Squaw Creek NWR (now called Loess Bluffs NWR) is located near the northwest tip of Missouri, and is at the southern edge of the ring-necked pheasant range:

Ring-necked Pheasant, male


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 1D Mark 2 camera body
  • Canon 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 200
  • Aperture f/8
  • Shutter 1/400 sec. and 1/320 sec.
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