Three-Years Ago (17-May-2014) — Texas

South Texas Birding Photo Safari with Jason Odell Day 2.

Male and Female Painted Buntings at Campos Viejos Ranch in southern Texas. Images taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens.

Male Painted Bunting Having a Bird Bath at Campos Viejos Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 450, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/2500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Male Painted Bunting Having a Bird Bath at Campos Viejos Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 450, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/2500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Female Painted Bunting Leaving After a Bird Bath at Campos Viejos Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 500, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Female Painted Bunting Leaving After a Bird Bath at Campos Viejos Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 500, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Male Painted Bunting Having a Bird Bath at Campos Viejos Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 560, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/2500 sec). (David J Mathre)
Male Painted Bunting Having a Bird Bath at Campos Viejos Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 560, 600 mm, f/5.6, 1/2500 sec). (David J Mathre)

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)