A black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) a strikes a beautiful pose on the branch of a large red alder tree. This little avian was member of a dissemination of about eight in a quest for food in the large, airy tree. Reifel Bird Sanctuary, BC, 21 Sep 2009.
Canon Rebel XSi (450D)
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 1.4x II Extender
1/250, f/8, -1/3, ISO 640, 280mm, hand held