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Old Jan 26, 2008, 3:04 PM   #1
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Was out at blackpoint on the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge again, got a couple pictures. As usual the full sized versions and more are on flickr, the first photo is a link.

I have another couple hundred shots to go thru, but I liked these.

Redish Egret



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Old Jan 26, 2008, 6:00 PM   #2
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Hi 2many,

Both shots are very good, but the Osprey shot is outstanding! Very nice work!

I've never seen one, but #1 looks like a Reddish Egret to me from what I can see from my books -- I think that the Pink bill with the black tip is the giveaway.



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Thanks scott, yes it could be a redish egret, I dont have one in my book, but I looked it up on the internet and I do believe your right.

The ospy was sitting on a railing by the pier as I came off the island, I snuck around the concession stand, took a couple shots from around the corner he didnt move so I moved ever closer shotting as I went, got to within about 10' of him before he flew.

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Second one is my favorite. DOF is there and the sharpness is great. Details of white and black feathersis superb.

The first one is very good also.
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Wow! Lovely shots, the osprey is really outstanding.
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