We spent day 156 at Oak Hammock Marsh which is another wildlife area about twenty minutes north of Winnipeg. I'm enjoying shooting birds, what can I say!
Now, the problem is that I'm not very good at it. Trying to get 320mm of focal length to bear on a bird that is whipping across your entire field of vision in under two seconds is really, really challenging both for the photographer and his or her autofocus system. So I may not have a bunch of great wildlife shots today, but I had a great time.
Here are the shots I kept today, starting with two shots of the ubiquitous Redwinged Blackbird:
Female Yellow-Headed Blackbird:
Semipalmated Plover in flight:
My favourite bird shot of the day, a Barn Swallow:
Some other interesting shots:
A landscape shot deep in the bullrushes:
And the necessary shots of my daughter in her element, first with a pile of twigs and looking for some water in which to toss them:
In this picture, I can't help but think that she's saying, "I WILL CRUSH YOU":
A fun day!