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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Male
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) male. Its closing fast on the insect. I saw my last one about 2 1/2 weeks ago and now I wait anxiously for their return next spring.
Post Oak Savannah vegetation area. Open manicured park and ball fields with some planted trees at ca. 88 m (290 ft) elevation
Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
May 2023
Scientific name
Tyrannus forficatus
Equipment used
I am always impressed with your flight shots. I can never get them to come out anything near as well.
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a wonderful aerial capture of this elegant flycatcher, Stanley, superb pose, colors and details, top quality, many tfs!!
Two super captures Stan...This is an award winning capture buddy...Top job for sure!!!
An incredible behavioural shot, Stanley, and brilliant to get the insect, too.
Outstanding image in so many ways,Stanley,the flight pose,the colours and the concentrated look at the little bug,not to mention the beauty of the bird itself,one of your all time best imho.Thanks.

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North America
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Stanley Jones
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Canon Canon EOS R5
Focal length
223.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
Scissor-tailed flycatcher, Veterans Park, College Station, Brazos County.jpg
File size
1.1 MB
Date taken
Tue, 16 May 2023 1:06 PM
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