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Everglades Tricolor and Little Blue Herons

 
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Feb 03, 2015 12:46 |  #1

I spent 2 full days and 2 half days in the Everglades and came home with a full 100 'keeper' images. These two were from Loop Road near Shark Valley area.


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Feb 03, 2015 12:48 |  #2

American Bittern and Green Heron from the trip


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Feb 03, 2015 12:51 |  #3

Wood Storks were endangered and a few years ago moved to 'Threatened' status, but I saw quite a few. I was using the 7D MkII with the Ver 1 of the 100-400mm lens and I thought it tracked pretty well considering the dense and cluttered background.


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Feb 03, 2015 12:52 |  #4

Another wood stork or two


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Feb 03, 2015 12:54 |  #5

And one more image of a great heron to show a 'sense of place'. I was disappointed that these were not yet showing full mating plumage


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Feb 03, 2015 13:01 |  #6

Another 'couple of challenging' focus situations for the 7D MkII and the OLD 100-400. Neither is 'perfect' but reaction time had to be quick.


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Feb 03, 2015 14:03 |  #7

Those are some wonderful shots, Buddy. Your American Bittern is a night heron, however, probably black-crowned, though I'm not overly familiar with them.


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Feb 03, 2015 14:59 |  #8

Beautiful photographs, Buddy.

I like hearing about the successful trips people have.


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Feb 03, 2015 15:11 |  #9

CDMOOSE wrote in post #17413753 (external link)
Your American Bittern is a night heron, however, probably black-crowned.

Yes, You are correct. My Florida shooting buddy just corrected me on this. He said it is an immature black crown night heron.


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Feb 03, 2015 18:28 |  #10

Gorgeous set Buddy.


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Feb 03, 2015 19:03 |  #11

What a wonderful group of wading bird captures you brought us Buddy!
All have a great deal of visual interest, but my 2 favs without a doubt are the Tri-color and the Green. The Little Blue is pretty close behind, but seems to be just a tad soft in the eye unlike the other 2.
It looks like the camera & lens combo worked well for you too on the IFs with exceptional results on the Storks. Extremely well executed.


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Feb 03, 2015 19:30 |  #12

Wonderful shots all.


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Feb 03, 2015 21:49 |  #13

Very nice series.


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Feb 03, 2015 23:23 |  #14

Great series - the 1st shot is my favourite as the black BG makes the bird "pop"


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Feb 04, 2015 12:18 |  #15

:-)Please Scotty beam me there:rolleyes::love:;-)a Love the pics nice captures!
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