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Mar 07, 2018 18:46 |  #1321

My best GBH shot yet:

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Mar 07, 2018 19:49 |  #1322

Storks, too?

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Mar 08, 2018 22:40 |  #1323

archer1960 wrote in post #18579945 (external link)
My best GBH shot yet:


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Very, very nice. Lighting, environment, sharpness, color..... everything perfect.

Well done... Print and hang in a prominent place.


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Mar 09, 2018 11:55 |  #1324

Interesting find.

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IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/23Et​Go8  (external link) Very interesting coloration on this reddish egret (external link) by Ed Spenser (external link), on Flickr

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Mar 09, 2018 12:51 |  #1325

What an awesome pose.




  
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Mar 09, 2018 19:35 as a reply to  @ Phoenixkh's post |  #1326

Thanks for the comments! I was planning on framing this one...


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Mar 09, 2018 20:07 |  #1327

A couple of recents:

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IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/23q4​qJz  (external link) great blue heron-4498 (external link) by Eric (external link), on Flickr

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Mar 13, 2018 04:41 |  #1328

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Mar 13, 2018 06:18 |  #1329

Boy, those are some ugly chicks!


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Mar 13, 2018 06:34 |  #1330

"Tricolored Heron". Always fun to watch these guys hunt/fish.


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Mar 13, 2018 13:57 |  #1331

archer1960 wrote in post #18584322 (external link)
Boy, those are some ugly chicks!

You are absolutely right, but at least their mother doesn't think so. :lol:


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Mar 13, 2018 14:10 |  #1332

Very cool...Ive never run across a banded egret before. Nicely done shot.


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Mar 13, 2018 18:12 |  #1333

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Mar 13, 2018 18:55 |  #1334

Sibil wrote in post #18584868 (external link)
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"Me and my shadow; my shadow and me..." LOL Nice shot there!


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Mar 14, 2018 23:20 |  #1335

Has anyone else ever seen a great blue laying down like this?


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