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Great Blue Heron

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

Centennial Lake
Howard County, Maryland

© Bob Cammarata
Nikon D800 Digital...

Colette M. Metcalf
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/29/2003
    Wonderful capture!!

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11/24/2012 2:34:00 AM

Jack Gaskin
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/2/2007

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 .


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11/24/2012 2:40:10 AM

Antonio Amen
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/15/2005

Nice photo.

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11/24/2012 3:30:00 AM

Michelle Alton
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/3/2007

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.

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11/24/2012 4:57:56 AM

Bob Cammarata
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/17/2003

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.


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11/25/2012 7:44:48 AM

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