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PIC OF THE WEEK: 07/27/15 • PREVIOUS WEEKALL 2015 PICSNEXT WEEK

Where: Richmond, VA
Notes: The flycatchers are a family of insect eating birds that typically sit on a high perch and then fly out to snatch an insect in flight, earning them their name, but they also eat fruit. The Great Crested is one of the larger Flycatchers measuring about seven to eight inches long. Its high bushy crest, butter-yellow belly, and rusty accents make it an especially handsome bird. We have heard their “wee-eep” sounding call around our area for several years, but it is an uncommon visitor to our backyard birdbath. This is probably because they spend very little time near the ground, plus they get a lot of moisture in their diet. They prefer to live along the edges of forested habitats, so they don't need big stretches of unbroken forest canopy to thrive. Our suburban neighborhood, scattered with mature deciduous trees, provides an ideal breeding habitat. Unlike most Flycatchers, this species is a cavity nester. Great Crested Flycatchers often weave snakeskin, or similar textured materials, into their nest. Sometimes they will reuse the same nesting site and will often reunite with the previous year’s mate. This Flycatcher will even use man-made nest boxes. It should be installed well before breeding season, twelve to twenty feet above ground with a predator guard baffle, to attract a breeding pair.

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Equipment: Canon EOS 5D Mark III • Canon 400mm f-5.6 Prime USM L Series Lens • Gitzo Series 3 Tripod • Wimberly Head WH-101 • Remote Shutter Release
Exposure: Shutter Speed = 1/160 second • Aperture = f-8 • Exposure Mode = Aperture Priority • Focus Mode: One Shot • Lens (Focal) Length = 400 mm • ISO = 3200 • Aprox. Camera Distance = ~12 Feet • Date Shot: 06-16-15

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