Today, I’m featuring some images of the Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus forficatus). I love watching these beautiful birds, with such long tails. Here are a few of my favorite images from my recent stop at Prairie State Park in southwest Missouri:
So beautiful, yet such a struggle to fly, as I shared in yesterday’s post. All the yellow foliage is Yellow Rocket, aka Winter Cress wildflowers (Barbarea vulgaris).
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 7D body
- Canon EF 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at 400mm
- Handheld from vehicle window, with IS “On”
- ISO 640
- Aperture f/5.6
- Shutter 1/2500 sec.