The picture of this Yellow-crowned Night-heron was taken at the at Oceanside Marine Study Area. The picture of this Yellow-crowned Night-Heron was taken with the CANON EOS7D and the CANON 100-400mm lens and the CANON 580EXII flash.
I felt like a flycatcher or more precisely a gnatcatcher yesterday at this marsh. There were so many gnats.
The Seaside Sparrow eats tiny young crabs,
and other small marine animals and is usually very hard to detect because it lives near the ground in the grass.
I attended a photography workshop led by David Speiser through the New York City Audubon Society Saturday which facilitated my getting this nice capture.