Perch non-breeding male Tyrannidae Pyrocephalus rubinus Vermilion Flycatcher St Marks National Wildlife Refuge Florida Americana Collection

Vermilion Flycatcher – Americana Collection


According to the National Audubon Society Guide to North American Birds, a non-breeding male Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus "forages by watching for prey from exposed perch, then sallying out to capture flying insects in the air, also by hovering and dropping to the ground for small insects."

camera: Nikon D500 | lens: AF Nikkor VR 400mm f/2.8G IF-ED with Nikon AF-S TC14E III
effective focal length: 820mm | support: monopod
exposure: f/8 – 1/2000 – ISO 500