A couple of these perpetual motion birds are always around the mango tree near the orchard's gate. They seem to have become quite familiar with me, allowing me to get close to them.
the dark canopy, I've to push the RX10 IV's tiny sensor to ISO 800 to
get a shutter speed of 1/125 sec. I was hoping that the camera's 24 fps
burst can freeze the bird in between movements, even with the slowish
Pied Fantail (Rhipidura javanica, resident)
Habitat - Common in parks, residential areas, thickets and mangroves.
Shooting info - Maambal Orchard, Pangasinan, Philippines, November 14, 2020, RX10 IV + Uniqball UBH45 + Manfrotto 455B tripod, 600 mm (equiv.), ISO 800, f/4, 1/125 sec, manual exposure in available light, major crop resized to 800 x 450.