Least Bittern

© Derek D. Dafoe

Least Bittern

Nikki McDonald level-classic 7/3/2013 7:04:35 PM

A very fine wildlife capture, Derek - I have read about how hard it is to get a shot of these guys. I love the way he's in the reeds but his head is clearly visible. Excellent job. #1534703

Michelle Alton 7/4/2013 4:16:51 AM

Glad you had the patience and fortitude, Derek. I have NEVER even SEEN one of these, but this shot is a winner, if ever there was ONE. Glad you had the great lens in tow! #10755951

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The smallest of the North American Herons... Very difficult to get out into the open! On this day it took 4 hours to get the shot! 300mm F4L IS Lens, after 10+ years it never lets me down!

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 7/3/2013 6:45:45 PM


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