December 20, 2015

Far,far from home.

This is an first year vermillion flycatcher that should be deep in Texas.
It was located in Wallaceburg, Ontario.
It has been there for 3 days now.



We saw a mature male in Texas back in 2012.




Just got a Canon 7D Mark II and I'm slowly figuring out the focusing system, so this isn't as crisp as I thought it would be.


Pyrocephalus rubinus

The breeding male Vermilion Flycatcher spends about 90 percent of the day perched.

The male Vermilion Flycatcher often seeks to initiate copulation by delivering a butterfly or other showy insect to the female.

source - Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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