Montana High-Rise

Today’s post comes from one of my many visits to the Lee Metcalf NWR in southwest Montana. Not far from Missoula, the refuge is nestled at the foot of the mountains. While driving around the refuge, this Great Blue Heron rookery was observed at the top of a tall pine (?) tree:

Great Blue Heron rookery

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D body
  • Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, at 400 mm
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 200
  • Aperture f/5.6
  • Shutter Speed 1/400 sec.



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