Ibis in silhouette

A Glossy Ibis awaits delivery of his morning coffee at Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville, NJ on Sunday 6-16-2013.  Tragically, the java never arrived.  Life goes on in the marshes. 

Camera: Nikon D7000 digital SLR.

Lens: Sigma 50-500mm lens @ 500mm. 

Settings: Single 1/800th second exposure in aperture priority mode @ F6.3, ISO 800, spot metering.