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Old Sep 26, 2010, 5:29 PM   #1
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Default Birdie shots Sept 25 w/A300mmF4

It was just too dim and I could not nail the heron when it was flying away from me

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Old Sep 26, 2010, 8:20 PM   #2
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Good work, Daniel!

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Old Sep 27, 2010, 12:17 PM   #3
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Nice catch on the immature Great Blue Heron, Daniel - you don't often see one "canopy feeding" like this (using the wings to cast a glare reducing shadow for better visibility below the surface). I have seen a Snowy Egret do this too (and there was recently posted a picture of one), but it is the preferred method of hunting only for the Reddish Egret here in North America (there are others elsewhere).
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Old Sep 27, 2010, 6:28 PM   #4
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Nice series Daniel.
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Great to see your fine photos again! Wonderful color & composition on the Gull, and great behavior shots on the egret!
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