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Old Feb 6, 2013, 8:32 AM   #1
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On a golf course in Florida and the birds are cooperating, ignoring me that is. A sequence of a Great Egret in flight and a Cormorant landing. To save a few $'s we go out in the afternoon to get twilight rates. It makes for nice lighting but a short window. I missed a part of 5 holes to get some shots so my score is better when I bring the camera. Hey 2 birds with one stone it can't get better than that.

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Old Feb 6, 2013, 12:56 PM   #2
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Very nice work, like them all.

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Old Feb 6, 2013, 7:23 PM   #3
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Really nice series of shots. The Great Egret is always a challenge in the Florida sunshine to keep from blowing out the white feathers.
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Good series on the flying Egrets and the duck landing is good too!
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