Snow Geese Migration

© Deborah C. Lewinson

Snow Geese Migration

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/30/2010 9:47:02 PM

WOW!!! Impact, impact, impact! Incredible capture Deborah! Where was this taken? #1313277

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/1/2010 6:46:32 AM

Thanks so much, Cindy! This was taken at Merrill Creek Reservoir, in NJ. Every year there are usually tens of thousands of snow geese that stop there during the winter. There's an eagle nest in the area, and when they all take off like this, an eagle probably spooked them.

Debby #8940985

Rona L. Schwarz 10/4/2010 9:58:05 PM

WOW and WOW again, Debby! Just went into my favorites. I thought this must have been at Bosque del Apache, but you have this in NJ, too? Marvelous capture, superbly done! I have always wanted to see and capture thousands of birds in flight like this...envy, envy... #8947831

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 11/3/2010 3:53:04 AM

Thanks, Rona! Snow geese winter in a couple of places in NJ, but the highest concentration is probably at Merrill Creek Reservoir. You can't get close to them here (taken with FL 500mm). Other places like Edgar B Forsythe NWR they are beginning to come in and are very close this year.

Debby #9011599

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 11/3/2010 3:53:41 AM

'Wow' is the right word. From the thumbnail, I thought it was water spraying. Congratulations on being featured in Snapshot. #9011600

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 11/3/2010 4:01:19 AM

Thank you, Kathy! #9011612

Wayne T. Fisk level-classic 11/3/2010 5:46:47 AM

Deborah, quite a shot! A wonderful capture! At the right place and at the right time!
~Wayne #9011841

Carol Flisak level-classic 11/3/2010 6:21:20 AM

Simply stunning, Deborah! A wonderful capture... well done! #9011885

Anne McKinnell level-classic 11/3/2010 10:32:09 AM

This is incredible Deborah!! A well deserved feature in Snapshot! #9012263

Dianna Murphy 11/3/2010 11:28:21 AM

Wow, that's alot of birds! Congratulations on your feature. #9012361

William C. Raco level-classic 11/3/2010 4:03:11 PM

This is outstanding, Debby
Congratulations on the Snapshot feature
Awesome work. #9012799

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 11/4/2010 12:53:22 AM

Is wow exhausted now? That is what popped into my head. :) A striking image, Debby.
Steve #9013450

Michael Kelly level-classic 11/4/2010 4:39:31 PM

Beautiful colors and I have to say wow too. That is a lot of birds. Congratulations on your feature. #9014618

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 11/8/2010 4:41:46 AM

Thank you so much Wayne, Carol, Anne, Dianna, Bill, Steve, and Michael! I truly appreciate your comments and congrats!

Debby #9020490

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Merrill Creek Reservoir, NJ

Exif: F Number: 6.7, Exposure Bias Value: -0.50, ExposureTime: 1/3000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 9/26/2010 6:23:36 PM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick

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