Monday, May 4, 2015

Pic of the Day

Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus:  Horse Cove, near Gurley, Alabama
     Back in the blind today shooting feeder birds.  Yesterday I had a couple of dozen Rose-breased Grosbeaks on my feeders at a time.  Today things were much different with less than a dozen at a time.  Looks like we are near the end of the grosbeak migration here in North Alabama.  I would be interested in hearing from others here in North Alabama on the numbers you are seeing.  I'm heading north myself, hoping to see these beauties at Magee Marsh.

Nikon D800, Nikkor 500mm f/4, 1/400 second @ f/5.6

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