Posts tagged wings
HAPPY HOUR!

HAPPY HOUR!

African Darter Takes Off! See the entire sequence here: http://www.njwight.com/2013/10/african-darter-takes-off/

African Darter Takes Off! See the entire sequence here: http://www.njwight.com/2013/10/african-darter-takes-off/

I wish I had been a little faster on this. I normally wouldn’t post an image with this kind of soft focus, but I have never seen the underwing coverts of a northern flicker. Stunning!

I wish I had been a little faster on this. I normally wouldn’t post an image with this kind of soft focus, but I have never seen the underwing coverts of a northern flicker. Stunning!

Wood duck wings Wood duck wings

Wood duck wings

Later…

Later…

Possibly an immature green-breasted mango. (But certainly correct me.) They are such shape-changers when they fly. Glorious.

Possibly an immature green-breasted mango. (But certainly correct me.) They are such shape-changers when they fly. Glorious.

For my dragonfly friend beneath-my-tree. This was shot with a Canon 5D Mlll and a  400m f4 DO. F9 1/640 and very tired arms. (Click on over to my article How to Photograph the Graceful Dragonfly for more.)

For my dragonfly friend beneath-my-tree. This was shot with a Canon 5D Mlll and a  400m f4 DO. F9 1/640 and very tired arms. (Click on over to my article How to Photograph the Graceful Dragonfly for more.)

I swung my lens up just in time to catch this low-flying mallard. The sky was so blue and his feathers were so white. (click to enlarge)

I swung my lens up just in time to catch this low-flying mallard. The sky was so blue and his feathers were so white. (click to enlarge)

I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge) I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge) I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge) I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge) I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge) I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge) I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge)

I am very proud of this very early morning bald-headed eagle sequence. Extraordinary birds. (click to enlarge)

Mallard flight

Mallard flight