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Little Weasel

While I was out testing the new Canon 5D Mark IV compared to the 5D Mark III, I stopped at an area that usually has Pika that time of year, and I wanted to test the autofocus between the two cameras, and the Pika are definitely a test for the autofocus.

 

While photographing a Pika, it suddenly went on high alert, let out a squeak and then disappeared into the rocks. And I looked to my right, and saw this Short-tailed Weasel popped out in between the rocks.

 

These little weasels are actually carnivores, and will eat up to 40% of their own body weight each day, and will generally eat small mammals, or birds, and have been photographed taking down rabbits and hares.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, contact Terri Shaddick at contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: September 10, 2016
Location: Kananaskis, Alberta

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM + 1.4x III Extender
Focal Length: 700mm
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 250
Exposure: 1/640

About this Image

While I was out testing the new Canon 5D Mark IV compared to the 5D Mark III, I stopped at an area that usually has Pika that time of year, and I wanted to test the autofocus between the two cameras, and the Pika are definitely a test for the autofocus.

 

While photographing a Pika, it suddenly went on high alert, let out a squeak and then disappeared into the rocks. And I looked to my right, and saw this Short-tailed Weasel popped out in between the rocks.

 

These little weasels are actually carnivores, and will eat up to 40% of their own body weight each day, and will generally eat small mammals, or birds, and have been photographed taking down rabbits and hares.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, contact Terri Shaddick at contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: September 10, 2016
Location: Kananaskis, Alberta

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM + 1.4x III Extender
Focal Length: 700mm
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 250
Exposure: 1/640