Three-Years Ago (16-May-2014) — Texas

South Texas Birding Photo Safari with Jason Odell Day 1.

Green Jay at Dos Venadas Ranch in Southern Texas. I had never seen this type of Jay before. Apparently it is only in Northern Mexico and Southern Texas.

Green Jay on a Blue Green Feeder. Dos Vandas Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 500, 500 mm, f/5.6, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Jay on a Blue Green Feeder. Dos Vandas Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 500, 500 mm, f/5.6, 1/1000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Jay at Dos Vandas Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D3x Camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 180, 600 mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Jay at Dos Vandas Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D3x Camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 180, 600 mm, f/4, 1/1250 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Jay on a Perch at a Private Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 1600, 500 mm, f/5.6, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Green Jay on a Perch at a Private Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 1600, 500 mm, f/5.6, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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