Steller’s Jay

While hiking Waterton Canyon, I came upon a couple of Steller’s Jays. Here are a couple of images of these beautiful birds:

Steller's Jay

Steller's Jay

These jays are found in mature forests of mountains and west coasts. This is the first time I’ve seen this far east, but on my travels to Alaska, they are quite common along the coastline.

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC (shot at 560mm)
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 800
  • Aperture f/8
  • Shutter 1/1000 sec.



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