Appetizers Being Served

© Jack Gaskin

Appetizers Being Served

Michelle Alton 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 8/29/2012 3:10:47 AM

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

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

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

Antonio Amen 8/29/2012 3:13:59 AM

Nice nature photo. #10294999

Gord MacEachern 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 8/29/2012 3:47:07 AM

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

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

Excellent work! #10295360

Agnes Fegan 8/29/2012 5:31:29 AM

Terrific nature capture!

Sounds like Thanksgiving at my house lol! #10295418

Monnie Ryan 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 8/29/2012 12:41:32 PM

a cool capture! #10296985

John Connolly 8/29/2012 12:59:00 PM

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

Katherine Kuhn 8/29/2012 1:43:03 PM

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

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

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

Evy Johansen 8/30/2012 9:19:00 PM

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

Emile Abbott 9/22/2012 10:48:18 AM

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

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D90 Sigma50-500@420MM ISO/1600 F9 SS1/4000
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

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick

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