Comeback Story

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Comeback Story

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 1/29/2013 3:34:22 AM

Wow! Fantastic capture!!!! #1511740

Paul E. Earl level-classic 1/29/2013 3:36:19 AM

A woo from me too. Great shot!! #10543602

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 1/29/2013 3:42:42 AM

Fabulous details and in flight capture. #10543614

Gord MacEachern level-classic 1/29/2013 3:52:05 AM

Fantastic inflight capture Jack!! Good to here about the comeback! Not as many birds at the feeding stations here as I think it is such a mild winter with not a whole lot of snow, they can just forage naturally. #10543632

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 1/29/2013 3:53:05 AM

Sure wish I could capture wildlife like you my friend.Beautiful capture,Jack.I've only seen a Stork once!!!! #10543634

Doug Pignet level-classic 1/29/2013 4:04:31 AM

lovely action capture...nicely done #10543657

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 1/29/2013 4:05:33 AM

Wonderful fly=by capture Jack! #10543660

Tiia Vissak level-classic 1/29/2013 4:23:58 AM

a cool action shot! #10543704

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 1/29/2013 4:58:33 AM

Fantastic in flight capture, Jack!! #10543772

Randy K. Baldwin level-classic 1/29/2013 5:27:11 AM

Great Image Jack! #10543811

Monnie Ryan level-classic 1/29/2013 5:54:50 AM

Super action shot, Jack! #10543848

Michelle Alton level-classic 1/29/2013 6:37:17 AM

Nice story of the comeback. I'm most stunned by the gorgeous iridescent green flight feathers. Wow! #10543912

Leslie J. Morris level-classic 1/29/2013 6:41:04 AM

Great shot Jack! Thanks for the story as well, love to hear this sort of stuff happening. #10543924

Jack Ryan level-classic 1/29/2013 7:32:13 AM

Excellent clarity in this outstanding "action" image. Great work as always, Jack. #10544053

Mike Clime level-classic 1/29/2013 11:58:22 AM

Fantastic in flight capture and excellent details! #10544381

John Connolly level-classic 1/29/2013 1:00:05 PM

WOW! Ten out of ten for this one Jack! What a fantastic wildlife in flight capture and a heart warming story! Well done my friend! #10544455

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/29/2013 6:40:22 PM

This is a beauty, Jack!! Perfect timing! #10544979

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 1/29/2013 9:00:03 PM

Outstanding in flight capture Jack with great detail in the feathers, love the iridescent colors. Got your email and will give you a call tomorrow. #10545157

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 1/29/2013 9:49:37 PM

Awesome colors and inflight, Jack!!
Was watching a Discovery show about animal and insect smuggling last night...really got my blood boiling to say the least... #10545186

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 1/29/2013 10:23:11 PM

WOW! Instant fav, Jack! I love shooting Wood Storks, and this one is a beauty! Wonderful in-flight action with great detail and clarity! And I love to see them decked out in their iridescent green! I never knew there was an Ibis Rookery in West Palm - I'm going to make it a point to go there next time I'm down. #10545203

Avril Young level-classic 1/29/2013 10:44:14 PM

wow, outstanding capture, look at him gliding, wonderful detail..I am sure we will see this one again.. #10545225

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 1/30/2013 12:27:28 AM

Great in-flight catch!! #10545294

Jill Odice level-classic 1/30/2013 10:05:39 AM

Wow! Amazing capture Jack! Fantastic detail! #10545994

Kim Lund level-classic 1/31/2013 2:52:34 AM

This is outstanding! Great work Jack. #10547125

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Spoke w/a Birder while at the Ibis Colony Sat. We were both in agreement that there were many more Wood Storks this year. Besides which this picture shows they are actively building nests. There was a Stork flying by with nesting material constantly while there. If this is any indication they are well on there way to getting off the endangered list.
First time I have seen them this close in breeding plumage.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/8000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 160.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000

Uploaded on 1/29/2013 3:32:23 AM

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