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Lesser Goldfinch
MattDinUtah

Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)

A really lucky encounter to see this guy away from the feeder. I was able to get pretty close and he perched for 15 or 20 seconds and allowed me to get some shots of him. I don't get many brightly colored birds in my backyard and this one was just breathtaking.
Habitat
High desert scrub
Location
Kanab, Utah
Date taken
7/24/2021
Scientific name
Spinus psaltria
Equipment used
Olympus EM-5 Mark III and the Olympus 75-300mm lens
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/1600 sec, f/7.1, ISO 1600
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
A great close up of this Lesser Goldfinch Matt! Well captured guy!
 
Lovely pose, composition,setting and detail, Matt.
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
MattDinUtah
Date added
View count
118
Comment count
7

Image metadata

Device
OLYMPUS CORPORATION E-M5MarkIII
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
300.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1600 second(s)
ISO
1600
Flash
On, did not fire
Filename
Lesser Goldfinch 20210724-1.jpg
File size
1.3 MB
Date taken
Fri, 23 July 2021 6:02 PM
Dimensions
1988px x 1491px

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