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Old Jul 30, 2011, 8:49 AM   #1
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Someone forgot to tell this Black-crowned Night Heron it was daytime. Heron was stalking in water covered with duck weed in Green Cay Wetlands.
Looks like they can see or sense through the stuff.

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Old Jul 30, 2011, 3:34 PM   #2
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Maybe he was up all night, trying to get a bite, with no luck. Now that he's had his dinner, he can go to bed.

Great series! I like seeing the happy ending.
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Old Aug 8, 2011, 4:12 AM   #3
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Heya,
great shots! #2 and #4 are my favourites.

Sidenote: all 4 shots look very sharp/crisp on my monitor. I am sure this is nice for printing, but it has kind of a overprocessed feeling for me when I see the images on my TFT screen. Any special sharpening/contrast enhancement you did?

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He sure does seem to be looking, not just listening. Wonder if they can see slight movements in the duckweed as fish swim beneath...
Love the green-specked legs on #2!
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Old Aug 11, 2011, 4:47 PM   #5
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Ha! that little fish hardly looks worth the trouble.
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