Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp

Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp

True to form this Phoebe returned to the same perch after each dive chasing insects.

Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp

Knowing this habit was the only way I would get these shots. Many people are great with small bird photography. I’m not one of them.

Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp

Patience and calm is needed for these birds. My usual line is ‘they give me a headache’.  You can see the bird knew I was there and it was a long time getting him to settle in.

Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp
Eastern Phoebe In A Swamp

In short, he helped me here.

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