Blue Dude                        

            Russ Thomas 

                      Middletown, NY

.    Nikon N80-Nikon ED 80/400AFVR            F4:5-5.6D lens.Nikon SB28 matrix         balanced flash with Kirk Flash Xtender,      Slik Monopod Jr.Fuji Sensia, no filters. Bird   was in the thicket on a drainage canal, able to   get a clear shot by standing on a culvert, very    dark in the thicket, could just about see the      bird glad I had the flash extender with me.           Aperature priority F:6:3  Shutter                         unrecorded