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An Unkindness of Raven in Flight

An Unkindness of Raven in Flight

While driving along the Colorado River Scenic Byway, I've noticed ravens in flight above at different points, just soaring on the wind currents from this river canyon with the Colorado River. I'd gotten out of my rental car in order to determine where this one location I'd wanted to go was and then noticed about five ravens almost flying directly overhead. I was able to change out my camera lens and use a longer one to zoom in and work the focus to slowly follow them in flight. This image I captured using the brighter cliff walls of Parriott Mesa as a backdrop and keep the ravens in silhouette.

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Photo taken @ C on 9 October 2017 (© thor_mark  / Flickr)

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