Catching Birds in Flight

Winter for me means bird photography. This may sound odd given that I live in Minnesota, but this time of year is great time to find birds up here in the north land. Why is this? There are a lot of reasons, some of which are: limited access to open water arctic bird migration non-migratory birds lack of foliage A great place to try and capture birds in flight is around open water. In Minnesota, this means eagles, swans, geese, and ducks. We also have migration periods in October and November where sand hill cranes and white pelicans move through the area. One thing that you learn pretty quickly is that the bigger the bird, the slower the bird. Let's begin with a discussion around equip

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