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Birds of a Feather...
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Birds of a Feather...
Birds of a Feather...
...flock together. Group of roseate spoonbills resting at sunset, Merritt Island NWR.
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Colette M. Metcalf
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    Beautiful capture, Deborah!!

4/24/2005 5:10:56 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous!!!

4/24/2005 5:13:05 PM

 
Debbie Truesdale
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very beautiful!! Debbie

4/24/2005 5:36:54 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much Colette, Deborah and Debbie! Have a great evening!

4/24/2005 6:07:03 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super capture and reflections. Like the muted colors

4/24/2005 6:07:36 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Such a peaceful setting!
Wonderful colors!
Beautiful dozen!!!

4/24/2005 6:12:19 PM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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wonderful photo and love the reflections!! mlg

4/24/2005 6:14:40 PM

 
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Terrific capture, Deborah!! Caught them so well!!

4/24/2005 6:14:59 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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The Group thing huh?? All hangin' out together just for "your" camera it appears... WOW!! Another fantastic work of art..
Congratulations on your finalists and exceptional win Deborah!!

4/24/2005 6:21:19 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Stephen, Nobi, Michelle, Sanjay and Kara! Thank you Kara - I appreciate your congrats! :o)

4/24/2005 6:24:03 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Deborah, what a wonderful image, I like it

Stan Kwasniowski

4/24/2005 6:38:48 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Its A Beauty Debby,Nicely Done!!
You Must Have a Home Near The Water:-)

4/24/2005 6:46:57 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Stan and Terry! I wish, Terry! The refuge is about 45 minutes from me, but well worth the trip! Or so I convince myself when getting up early or getting home late, LOL!

4/24/2005 6:50:59 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Absolutely gorgeous!!! Love the colors and reflections!!

4/24/2005 8:16:16 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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What a wonderful image! Beautiful color and reflection!

4/25/2005 12:50:10 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Wonderful image Debby. Great reflections and colours. (oh dear this has already been said - but it is so true)

4/25/2005 1:36:20 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wow, this is amazing!! Wonderful shot!

4/25/2005 2:56:29 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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What a beautiful find Debbie! Nice capture!

4/25/2005 4:27:47 AM

 
Mary J.  Costa Pearson
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wow, wonderful capture Deborah!! love the colors and reflections!!

4/25/2005 9:14:35 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Deborah just one word, PERFECT!!!!!

4/25/2005 11:16:02 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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WOW!!! GORGEOUS, Deborah!!

4/25/2005 11:54:14 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Just AWESOME.....Great shot, Deborah!

4/25/2005 12:02:18 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Wonderful capture, Deborah!!

4/25/2005 12:06:37 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Deborah - this is an absolutely awesome shot!!! I have no doubt we'll be seeing this again!!! Really GREAT!!!

4/25/2005 1:04:45 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for your comments, I'm pleased you enjoyed the rosies!

4/25/2005 1:13:31 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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You did it again: Fantastic shot deborah !! I love the composition, the reflection of these beautiful birds, and the way their heads are turned...Just excellent !

4/25/2005 6:19:05 PM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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This is soooo great! What an awesome shot, Deborah! Definitely a winner! :0)

4/25/2005 6:49:33 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks bunches, Cathy and Casey!

4/25/2005 7:00:16 PM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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So beautiful and those reflections!

4/25/2005 11:10:13 PM

 
Mary Swift
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This is an amazing shot, Deborah! Such beautiful colors!

4/26/2005 4:33:19 PM

 
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Many Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Deborah!!

5/21/2005 9:26:19 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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congratulations...

5/21/2005 11:04:47 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Fantastic image, Deborah!!! Congratulations!!!

5/22/2005 12:49:41 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Great find and capture, congrats!

5/22/2005 6:14:21 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Deborah!

5/22/2005 6:53:50 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congrats!!!!!!!!

5/22/2005 9:29:59 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on all your beautiful finalist, Deborah!

5/22/2005 10:09:19 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations Yet Again Deb,On An Awesome Finalist!!

5/22/2005 10:28:37 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations on ALL your beautiful finalists!! Best of luck in the next round Deborah!!!

5/22/2005 11:01:10 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulationss, Deb, this is beautiful!

5/22/2005 11:09:32 AM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations again on this beautiful finalist!! Great capture!

5/22/2005 2:27:55 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist win!! a
Fabulous Deb!!

5/22/2005 3:42:46 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your finalist!

5/22/2005 4:21:16 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist!...awesome

5/22/2005 5:22:12 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations, Deborah. Great image.

5/22/2005 7:24:43 PM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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Many congrats!

5/22/2005 9:07:54 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Fantastic!!! Love the reflection and the title! :) Best wishes for the next round!

5/22/2005 10:28:28 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you for your congrats and comments - you all are the best!

5/23/2005 7:15:19 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Fantastic image, Deborah!!! One of the best I've seen! Congratulations!

5/23/2005 9:35:26 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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a thousand congrats Deborah...well-deserved! :-)

5/23/2005 10:39:48 AM

 
Peggy Wolff
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And another finalist this month! Congratulations Deborah on a great month!

5/23/2005 12:00:07 PM

 
Carol Brill
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This is consummate grace in pink and blue, Deborah, I am again in awe! Congratulations and best of luck to you in the next round!

5/23/2005 9:44:04 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Graceful, stunning colors, and just a fabulous First Place win, Deborah!! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

5/24/2005 5:50:16 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Wow, Way To Go, Deborah!!!
Congratulations on your great win!!!
...I loved this at my first sight...happy to see it win, Deborah...

5/24/2005 5:50:56 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Sorry!! Should have been a First Place win anyway, Deborah, but CONGRATULATIONS on the win; first the brain goes, then the fingers, or is it the other way around (LOL!!)?
Much Aloha,
Stan

5/24/2005 5:54:00 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Deborah, congrats on your win! Always awesome bird images!

5/24/2005 6:00:47 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Check you out with a GOLD badge under this one!!! Wonderful winning shot Deb!!! Congratulations!!!!!

5/24/2005 6:07:57 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on your win, Deborah! Excellent as always!!!

5/24/2005 6:08:55 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Beautiful photo, Deborah
Congratulations!

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5/24/2005 6:14:09 PM

 
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Deborah

Congratulations on your second place win.

Well deserved.

Kerby

5/24/2005 6:17:16 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations, Deborah!

5/24/2005 6:19:51 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your super win!......fantastic

5/24/2005 6:21:11 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations!

5/24/2005 6:23:57 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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congratulations, great image...

5/24/2005 6:25:01 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this fantastic win, Deborah!

5/24/2005 6:30:15 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on your stunning win, Deb!
-debby

5/24/2005 6:37:02 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Deborah, on your second-place win!!

5/24/2005 6:37:54 PM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this well deserving Second Place Win, Deborah!!

5/24/2005 6:45:05 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Congratulations on this wonderful image and well-deserved win, Deb!

5/24/2005 7:04:23 PM

 
Rhonda Smith
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Beautiful shot.. congrats!

5/24/2005 7:11:06 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Deborah!!!!

5/24/2005 7:31:11 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you for the heartfelt congrats, what a nice surprise!!!

5/24/2005 7:45:30 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations again Deborah!!!!

5/24/2005 8:54:41 PM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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Beautiful shot, love the reflections. Congrats on your winner, Deborah!

Nancy

5/24/2005 9:02:00 PM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Way to go Debby....Congratulations!!!

5/24/2005 9:14:56 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations on your win, Deborah!

5/24/2005 9:17:03 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations, Deborah!!!!

5/24/2005 9:19:45 PM

 
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So happy this was a winner!Congrats!

5/24/2005 10:09:15 PM

 
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Congratulations on your win, Deborah!

5/25/2005 12:04:46 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this colorful winner, Deborah!

5/25/2005 5:11:56 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations on this winner Deborah!

5/25/2005 6:05:19 AM

 
Michael S. McCook
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Congratulations on your win, Deborah!

5/25/2005 6:20:55 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations, Deborah!

5/25/2005 6:23:18 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Congratulations on this fine win! Way to go Deborah! :0)

5/25/2005 7:23:47 AM

 
Patrick Campbell
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Love the colors in this one, Deb! Congrats on your winner!

5/25/2005 7:57:03 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Deb on this awesome second place winner.

5/25/2005 8:17:32 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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You are just amazing, Deborah. Congrats on your win with this beauty!

5/25/2005 9:05:57 AM

 
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Congratulations on your win deborah! :-)

5/25/2005 9:26:29 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Deborah!!

5/25/2005 10:29:44 AM

 
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Congratulations on this outstanding win, Deborah!!

5/25/2005 3:15:51 PM

 
Sherri Conley
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Congratulations, Deborah!

5/25/2005 4:34:36 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations Deborah on this stunning win!!! One of my absolute favourites of yours!!!!

5/25/2005 4:59:16 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations on your well deserved win, Deborah!

5/25/2005 5:25:09 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so very much for your congrats and thoughtful comments!!

5/25/2005 7:35:09 PM

 
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Doborah, CONGRATULATIONS! On this win and your other wins, They are ABSOLUTEY BEAUTIFUL and look forward to seeing more.

5/26/2005 6:48:39 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Congrats on your well deserved win.

5/26/2005 7:19:55 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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A super capture and great reflections. Congratulations, Deborah

5/26/2005 3:19:31 PM

 
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You obviously have access to sea water what with your enormous bird successes, Deb! This one is another superb example of your wonderful bird photography! Beautiful and absolutely deserved of snatching one of the top prizes!

5/26/2005 4:26:14 PM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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Congratulations, Deborah!!!

5/27/2005 2:32:41 AM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations on this great win, Deborah!

5/29/2005 1:51:24 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your comments and congrats - they're very much appreciate! :o)

5/29/2005 7:50:07 PM

 
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Congratulations Deborah. Another beautiful shot. I could comment on all your pictures but it would take way to long. You have a fantastic gallery.

5/31/2005 8:31:27 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much, Kay! I appreciate your comments and glad you enjoyed my gallery!

5/31/2005 8:46:59 PM

 
Amanda Price
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Ok. Seriously. I had time to read a novel while I scrolled down to the comment box! This photo is SO lovely! Congratulations on your win!

6/13/2005 11:18:50 PM

 
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Awww, thank you Amanda! That's because the people here are so sweet, LOL! You too, thanks again!

6/14/2005 10:04:15 AM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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This is an incredible image ... in fact, after scrolling through your other photos, I think they are all super! The colors just about bowl me over ...

Great Job!

Steve

12/14/2006 4:05:13 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Steve, I hope the spoonbills are around the refuge to photograph this year!

12/14/2006 9:14:12 PM

 
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