Sunbittern

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 8/23/2012 7:27:55 AM

Hi Kay,Wonderful capture my friend.I have never seen a bird like that before!!! #1481942

Yulianto Soeroso 8/23/2012 9:32:57 AM

never see this bird #10286942

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/23/2012 9:44:23 AM

Great capture, Kay and beautiful bird. #10286954

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 8/23/2012 4:46:33 PM

This is one fascinating bird. It's name may give a reason he looks like he is socking in the rays of the sun. You did a most beautiful job with capturing its colors and its marvelous features with this lighting. That is some work girl. Gorgeous job my friend. #10287365

Tammy Espino level-classic 8/23/2012 4:55:48 PM

What pretty colors on him. Great capture! #10287372

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/23/2012 6:15:31 PM

Beautiful capture, Kay. #10287481

Mary K. Robison level-classic 8/23/2012 7:56:33 PM

Wonderful shades of the contrasting blue and orange colors, Kay. Great clarity and composition. #10287603

Linda S. Smith level-classic 8/23/2012 8:20:43 PM

Beautiful bird here Kay! I have never seen one before. Great capture! #10287632

Doug Pignet level-classic 8/24/2012 2:42:04 AM

great capture of this beautiful bird #10287785

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 8/24/2012 7:02:26 AM

Thank you everyone. He was so beautiful. When his wings are open it shows all the beautiful colors. I didn't get one with them open. #10288103

Max Aureli 8/24/2012 8:17:06 AM

Great colors, composition and clarity image!! #10288208

Kathy Salerni level-classic 8/25/2012 10:22:20 AM

What a pretty bird, Kay! I also have never seen a sunbittern before. You have captured it beautifully! #10289599

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 8/26/2012 5:13:32 AM

Thank you Max, and Kathy for your comments. It's such a beautiful bird. #10290646

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 9/3/2012 12:41:17 PM

What a cool bird and great capture of it! Never saw one of these before!
Thanks for sharing! #10306881

Jeffrey M. Smith level-classic 9/23/2012 2:26:11 PM

Nice catch! Its the one Bittern I have not seen yet, have shots of the American and the least Bittern but not that one....I'm jealous!!

Jeff #10334460

Jeffrey M. Smith level-classic 9/23/2012 2:26:26 PM

Nice catch! Its the one Bittern I have not seen yet, have shots of the American and the least Bittern but not that one....I'm jealous!!

Jeff #10334461

Jeffrey M. Smith level-classic 9/23/2012 2:26:26 PM

Nice catch! Its the one Bittern I have not seen yet, have shots of the American and the least Bittern but not that one....I'm jealous!!

Jeff #10334462


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Description

This Sunbittern flew up on this railing. He stayed there for a few minutes and off he flew. Taken at the Jacksonville Zoo.

Uploaded on 8/23/2012 6:33:12 AM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

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