Black Oystercatcher

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D
7965784/1000000 sec. / ISO 800
State/Province/Region
Alaska
Nearest Area
Kenai Fjords NP
Town
Seward
Brief Directions

Hire a boat

Notes

Canon EOS 5D II; Canon EF 200-400mm + 1.4x @ 560mm; RAW capture: f/8 @ 1/250 sec, ISO 800; Auto exposure, TV mode; Partial metering; Auto WB

Description

The black oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) is a conspicuous black bird found on the shoreline of western North America. It ranges from the Aleutian Islands of Alaska to the coast of the Baja California peninsula. This image was captured from a boat in Resurrection Sound with the bird on Cheval Island.

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Date Added
July 23, 2019
Date Taken
July 23, 2019