Great Egret

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Great Egret

Colette M. Metcalf 1/13/2013 4:24:35 PM

Excellent capture!!! #1508753

Michelle Alton 1/14/2013 4:03:12 AM

Wow! You actually saw him fall? And then spent four hours tracking his progress? Wow...again! Wonderful detailed capture, and great composition. The back-lit bill against the black shadow is wonderful. #10514361

Tammy Espino 1/16/2013 2:11:20 PM

Poor little guy!! A great capture!! #10518577

Jim Baines 1/26/2013 3:53:07 PM

I did not actually witness the fall, but spent the big part of the day, easily 6 or 7 hours, with an eye on this little fella. While doing numerous other things, of course. This is a place you cannot walk into for 30 minutes ... it grabs you and holds you! If you arrive after breakfast and have will-power, you'll be home for supper!! #10538899

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Ardea alba

This youngster is drying after becoming water-logged following a fall from the nest. It took about four hours to finally work his way out of the drink onto dry land.

Uploaded on 1/13/2013 2:46:50 PM Editor's Pick

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