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May 25, 2009 12:54 |  #1

Went to a local wildlife refuge yesterday, they have a photo blind that I reserved for the day, up at 4am to get there before the birds, it was not a great day it was windy and the birds were not coming to much into the area where I was because of that. After 2hrs i finally saw an egret one of only 2 I saw within distance, and only 1 heron, after 5 hrs !!! lol

last weekend when I was there I saw 6 egrets and 4 herons in 30 mins but it was also not windy, but I was not in the photo blind so i got 0 pics because they were long gone once I got within shooting range

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May 25, 2009 12:58 |  #2

You got some nice shots anyway.


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May 25, 2009 13:01 |  #3

yeah I was pretty happy even though there were only a few birds and it was cold time flew by so quickly

its funny because I have absolutely no patience for anything... but birding its so odd


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May 25, 2009 14:45 as a reply to  @ tekkie's post |  #4

Nice shots! They have blinds you can reserve? That would be awesome...Jeff


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May 25, 2009 14:53 |  #5

they have 2 there, one is open to the public, the other one you have to call and reserve, its pretty awesome


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May 25, 2009 16:13 |  #6

Nice set of shots


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