Good catch!

Consider the exposure for the scene with a dark subject in front of a light BG.

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What artistic feedback would you like if any?

Canon M50, Canon 300mm f-4L IS USM
1/500 @ F-11 ISO 800, Hand held. Was trying out this combination of camera and lens.

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A very neat shot, John. I think the composition works though the blue outline on th out of focus leaves at the top is a bit distracting. For some reason, your larger image isn’t any larger than the small one.

That is quite a catch! Love the prey and the eye contact. IQ looks ok. For my tastes, i’d prefer it if the bird were lit rather than in shade. That blue fringing on the BG leaves is one of the first things I noticed also.