Jack Gaskin June 24, 2010

Very nice catch of this breeding ready male.

Happy shooting
Jack #1281742

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 24, 2010

Nice capture, Howard. Beautiful bird. #8714363

Tarun Bose June 24, 2010

Excellent capture, Howard. #8714905

Carol L. Fowler June 24, 2010

Beautiful breeding colors on this cattle egret. Picture perfect! #8715291

Michelle Alton June 24, 2010

Exquisite work, Howard! #8715464

Dianna Murphy July 10, 2010

Beautiful color and light Howard. #8746284

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A small white heron of pastures and roadsides, the Cattle Egret is more at home foraging in grass than in water. It follows cattle, horses, and tractors to catch the insects they stir up.
Immature entirely white without plumes. Bill starts out dark and gradually becomes yellow.
F/8, 1/640th, ISO 640, Canon 300mm f/2.8 with monopod & natural light.

Uploaded on June 24, 2010 Editor's Pick

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