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Great Blue Heron

Nikkor 600 mm f-4, TC-14B Teleconverter

Centennial Lake
Howard County, Maryland


© Bob Cammarata
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Nikon D800 Digital...

 
 
 
Colette M. Metcalf
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    Wonderful capture!!

11/24/2012 2:34:00 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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Nice one Bob Always amazes me that they hunt fish this small and will also take fish, rodents ,amphibians and chicks of any bird .
We have quite a large winter population of these fellows from western Suffolk county all the way East to Montauk Point .

Jack

11/24/2012 2:40:10 AM

 
Antonio Amen
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Nice photo.

11/24/2012 3:30:00 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Beautifully captured! His meager prey is amusing. The Little Green Heron I shot on the pond this past summer absolutely consumed all the fish, frogs, crayfish, and LORD knows what else.

11/24/2012 4:57:56 AM

 
Bob Cammarata
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Thanks everyone!

Great Blues are fairly common around my neck of the woods...but I can never resist when one exhibits such an accommodating display of cooperativity.
This handsome heron was snagging minnows, bluegills, etc. from less than 30 feet away from where I was standing.

Bob

11/25/2012 7:44:48 AM

 
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