Appetizers Being Served

© Jack Gaskin

Appetizers Being Served

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/29/2012 3:06:11 AM

Amazing detail in the capture and the info is also fascinating. I did not know that the babies' food was regurgitated whole! #1483132

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/29/2012 3:10:47 AM

Interesting info and capture, Jack. Great details. #10294982

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 8/29/2012 3:11:36 AM

Loving this seris, Jack. All so well captured and your details are wonderful! #10294984

Antonio Amen level-classic 8/29/2012 3:13:59 AM

Nice nature photo. #10294999

Gord MacEachern level-classic 8/29/2012 3:41:07 AM

Photography at it's best Jack, the image and info are fantastic. The one minnow still looks to be alive. #10295060

Karen E. Michaels level-classic 8/29/2012 3:47:07 AM

Bravo, Jack.
You are knocking them outta the park! #10295071

Linda M. Walker level-classic 8/29/2012 5:18:51 AM

Excellent work! #10295360

Agnes Fegan level-classic 8/29/2012 5:31:29 AM

Terrific nature capture!

Sounds like Thanksgiving at my house lol! #10295418

Monnie Ryan level-classic 8/29/2012 7:00:52 AM

Ick, but then minnows aren't on my list of to-die-for foods. Very cool capture! #10295679

Tiia Vissak level-classic 8/29/2012 12:41:32 PM

a cool capture! #10296985

John Connolly level-classic 8/29/2012 12:59:00 PM

Incredible detail and clarity here Jack! What a fantastic image and great story! #10297063

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 8/29/2012 1:43:03 PM

Wonderful color & detail, Jack! The faces of those little guys are something! #10297224

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 8/29/2012 10:24:53 PM

Guess, I would've died...awesome timing and capture, Jack!! #10298438

Evy Johansen level-classic 8/30/2012 9:19:00 PM

Wow... Awesome capture, Jack! Great light and details! #10300730

Emile Abbott level-classic 9/22/2012 10:48:18 AM

Outstanding capture Jack and thanks for the info as well. Great series. #10333060

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Description

D90 Sigma50-500@420MM ISO/1600 F9 SS1/4000
Monopod
This one explains why you see these large birds
grabbing such TINY MINNOWS. Unlike Raptors who tear food into bite size pieces for their young. Egrets just expel whatever they have consumed while hunting. At this stage of there lives the chicks pick at the hodgepodge of fish and WHATEVER ELSE Mom or Dad spits into the nest at their feet. Competition for this partially digested Sushi is at the EXTREME LEVEL ALREADY
The chick who hesitates to dive right in or fight for that last morsel could very well be a statistic in no time. It's a HAESH REALITY of NEST LIFE .

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 420.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 8/29/2012 3:01:12 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

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