Last weekend, I went back to the little pavilion at the Coopers Rock trout pond, and this time I brought along a flash unit for the camera.
Results are a little better, I think:
This one is my favorite, as it captures a barn swallow with a fly in its mouth.
Here's where the bugs go:
Thank goodness for telephoto lenses... and for tripods. For without those, I never would have gotten this distant shot of a cedar waxwing.