01 September 2020

Small birds enjoying the sun at Woodbridge Island

Olive thrush Canon EOS R6 RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens
Olive thrush - Canon EOS R6 / RF 800mm f/11 IS STM lens
Photographing Small birds at Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

I captured these small bird species in the Table Bay Nature Reserve close to Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Cape Town:
  • Olive thrush
  • Cape canary
  • Pied Kingfisher
  • Cape Sparrow
  • Levaillant's Cisticola
  • Weavers
  • Common starling 

All photos by Vernon Chalmers with Canon EOS R6 / RF 800mm f/11 IS STM lens / Canon EOS 7D Mark II and Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens - handheld in good light. All birds captured with my standard Birds in Flight Photography settings.

Canon EOS R6 Field Testing
The Cape canary is a new image during testing the Canon EOS R6 / RF 800mm f/11 IS STM lens for Canon South Africa (September 2020)

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Cape canary perched - Canon EOS R6
Cape Canary - Canon EOS R6 - Woodbridge Island, Milnerton

Cape reed warbler - Canon EOS R6 - Woodbridge Island
Cape reed warbler - Canon EOS R6 - Woodbridge Island

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Pied kingfisher = Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Table Bay Nature Reserve Cape Town

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Nature Reserve  Cape Town

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Nature Reserve Cape Town

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Nature Reserve  Cape Town

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Table Bay Nature Reserve  Cape Town

Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens - Table Bay Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Table Bay Nature Reserve  Cape Town


Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Table Bay Nature Reserve / Woodbridge Island
Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Table Bay Nature Reserve Cape Town