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Comeback Story
  Comeback Story
Comeback Story
Spoke w/a Birder while at the Ibis Colony Sat. We were both in agreement that there were many more Wood Storks this year. Besides which this picture shows they are actively building nests. There was a Stork flying by with nesting material constantly while there. If this is any indication they are well on there way to getting off the endangered list.
First time I have seen them this close in breeding plumage.

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Colette M. Metcalf
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    Wow! Fantastic capture!!!!

1/29/2013 3:34:22 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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A woo from me too. Great shot!!

1/29/2013 3:36:19 AM

 
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Fabulous details and in flight capture.

1/29/2013 3:42:42 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Fantastic inflight capture Jack!! Good to here about the comeback! Not as many birds at the feeding stations here as I think it is such a mild winter with not a whole lot of snow, they can just forage naturally.

1/29/2013 3:52:05 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Sure wish I could capture wildlife like you my friend.Beautiful capture,Jack.I've only seen a Stork once!!!!

1/29/2013 3:53:05 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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lovely action capture...nicely done

1/29/2013 4:04:31 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful fly=by capture Jack!

1/29/2013 4:05:33 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool action shot!

1/29/2013 4:23:58 AM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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Fantastic in flight capture, Jack!!

1/29/2013 4:58:33 AM

 
Randy K. Baldwin
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Great Image Jack!

1/29/2013 5:27:11 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Super action shot, Jack!

1/29/2013 5:54:50 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Nice story of the comeback. I'm most stunned by the gorgeous iridescent green flight feathers. Wow!

1/29/2013 6:37:17 AM

 
Leslie J. Morris
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Great shot Jack! Thanks for the story as well, love to hear this sort of stuff happening.

1/29/2013 6:41:04 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Excellent clarity in this outstanding "action" image. Great work as always, Jack.

1/29/2013 7:32:13 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Fantastic in flight capture and excellent details!

1/29/2013 11:58:22 AM

 
John Connolly
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WOW! Ten out of ten for this one Jack! What a fantastic wildlife in flight capture and a heart warming story! Well done my friend!

1/29/2013 1:00:05 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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This is a beauty, Jack!! Perfect timing!

1/29/2013 6:40:22 PM

 
Jeffrey R. Bange
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Outstanding in flight capture Jack with great detail in the feathers, love the iridescent colors. Got your email and will give you a call tomorrow.

1/29/2013 9:00:03 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Awesome colors and inflight, Jack!!
Was watching a Discovery show about animal and insect smuggling last night...really got my blood boiling to say the least...

1/29/2013 9:49:37 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WOW! Instant fav, Jack! I love shooting Wood Storks, and this one is a beauty! Wonderful in-flight action with great detail and clarity! And I love to see them decked out in their iridescent green! I never knew there was an Ibis Rookery in West Palm - I'm going to make it a point to go there next time I'm down.

1/29/2013 10:23:11 PM

 
Avril Young
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wow, outstanding capture, look at him gliding, wonderful detail..I am sure we will see this one again..

1/29/2013 10:44:14 PM

 
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Great in-flight catch!!

1/30/2013 12:27:28 AM

 
Jill Odice
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Wow! Amazing capture Jack! Fantastic detail!

1/30/2013 10:05:39 AM

 
Kim Lund
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This is outstanding! Great work Jack.

1/31/2013 2:52:34 AM

 
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