Wavecrest Feb27, 2022 with Olympus E-M1X+150-400/monopod and Sony A1+200-600/hand-held. Most images are 100% crops.

Finch before take-off, 1/3200, f8, iso3200, 980mm

Take-off! 1/3200, f8, iso3200, 896mm. ~75% crop

Female Anna's hummer. 1/5000, f8, iso6400, 896mm

Monarch take-off. 1/8000, f8, iso6400, 1400mm

While not expecting success, the A1 actually tracked this distant Monarch butterfly about 40' away. Hand-held. 1/3200, iso5000, 547mm