Taking Flight

Today’s post features a Blue-winged Teal drake (male) as it lifts off the Amarugia Highlands creek (MO), captured from my kayak. Yes, there is a beautiful green patch on the wing, but the leading edge is blue, giving this colorful duck it’s name:

Blue-winged Teal drake (male) takes flight

Photographic Equipment Used:

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



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