Delicate

Roseate Spoonbill 012116g copy

Delicate.
A Roseate Spoonbill settles in after a short flight. The birds appear fairly awkward but when flying or stationary are so delicate in their looks. The pastel pinks of their feathers make for a perfect combination against the blue sky reflecting on the water. Beautiful to watch as they feed in the shallows or preen. Prehistoric looking from the neck up I would say though. I think my favorite part is the bright red eyes. Nature does it better than we could ever attempt.
 
Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD lens on a Canon 7Dii, Manual Mode, f8, ISO 400, resulting in a shutter speed of 1/1600th of second, Sirui N3204X tripod and PH20 Gimbal head, Mix Spot Shot, Peak Design straps, Lowepro photo backpacks, processed in Lightroom CC.
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