One late morning last week, these birds were coming very very close, almost within touching distance at times! These photos are a remarkable testament to the auto-focus capabilities of modern mirrorless cameras, in particular the Canon R5 with the RF 100-500 lens.
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|Crop of the photo below. © Stephen Burch|
|Almost frame filling! © Stephen Burch|
|Turning this way. © Stephen Burch|
|Approaching.... The next shot was the photo at the top of the page © Stephen Burch|
|Cruising past. © Stephen Burch|
|Zeroing in on an insect. © Stephen Burch|