After spending a couple hours looking for but not finding the Red-breasted Nuthatches that were found on Merritt Island yesterday, I decided to return today for a little bit to see if I could find them. I arrived in the area to find several of my birder friends parked on the opposite side of the road from where I was looking yesterday. They had already found one of the nuthatches, so I was able to just show up and enjoy. In my excitement and haste, though, I forgot to check my exposure settings on my camera, and I ended up underexposing my best shots of the bird. I performed a little Lightroom touch up work, though, and I was able to salvage something resembling a photograph. And I had an added bonus today--as I was getting ready to leave I found a Peregrine Falcon circling high over me. I took a bunch of photos, but the falcon was just going higher and higher, so all but the first few I took really amounted to a waste of digits.
Red-breasted Nuthatch AND a Peregrine! That would be a good day in anyone's book!ReplyDelete