A Spoonbill Family.

© John Connolly

A Spoonbill Family.

Uploaded: October 20, 2014 12:44:58 | Entered: October 20, 2014 12:45:35


This family of birds greeted me as I arrived in Macksville, on the Mid North Coast. We were at staying at South West Rocks for their Oktoberfest, and the spring wildlife were out in abundance!

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -0.70, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 150.00 mm, Model: E-300


Gord MacEachern October 20, 2014

Wow, what a super image here John, a perfect capture of this family outing!! #1591718

Tiia Vissak October 20, 2014

a great scene! #11163596

Candace M. Cleveland October 20, 2014

Wonderful find John! I like the 3 together. #11163619

Lynn M. Whitt October 20, 2014

Beautiful colors and capture. Love those beaks. #11163622

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 20, 2014

Excellent capture of this beautiful family. Like the lighting. #11163629

Wm Nosal October 20, 2014

Wonderful Capture, John!
Our Oktoberfest Is Over For Another Year! #11163652

MELODIE C. ROBERTS October 20, 2014

A wonderful family portrait Johnny! #11163656

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 20, 2014

Such a beautiful capture, great timing and just love the blue John! #11163659

Michelle Alton October 20, 2014

John, what a great find, composition, and presentation. A favorite! #11163674

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 20, 2014

I LOVE these crazy looking birds, WTG!!! <>< #11163708

Linda A. Braddock October 20, 2014

Beautiful, John! #11163737

Anita Hogue October 20, 2014

Beautiful threesome, John! #11163741

Monnie Ryan October 20, 2014

How cool! I've never seen one in person, and the only photos I've seen are pink birds. #11163755

Bill Whala October 20, 2014

Wonderful family portrait, John!! Great timing to catch all three with their bills out of the water. #11163830

David Phalen October 20, 2014

And a beautiful family they are! Outstanding comp, colors and details!! #11163840

Jeff Sielski October 20, 2014

Great Capture!! #11163900

Sheri Whala October 20, 2014

This is very cool! They are awesome! #11163937

Colette M. Metcalf October 20, 2014

Wow! Fantastic capture, John!!!! #11164004

Terry Cervi level-classic October 20, 2014

It's a beauty, John!! #11164028

Avril Young October 20, 2014

very beautiful capture John...lovely tones and light.. #11164060

Ann Coates level-classic October 21, 2014

Amazing looking birds you have captured here John. You certainly were in the right place at the right time. #11164161

Joy Rector October 21, 2014

love this shot #11164245

Martha R. Mazon level-classic October 21, 2014

Beautiful birds, John, shot in an idyllic setting! Lovely! #11164340

Robert R. Goodman October 21, 2014

Hi John,Excellent capture my friend.I've only see them in books.Excellent capture my friend!!! #11164491

John Connolly October 21, 2014

Many thanks for all your kind comments! #11164519

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 21, 2014

Nice family capture, John. #11164581

Katherine Kuhn October 21, 2014

Great capture, John! I've never seen these outside of a zoo. Very cool! #11164742

Nadia Paul October 21, 2014

They look so beautiful against the blue of the water - wonderful capture John! #11164937

John Connolly October 22, 2014

Thank you so much Emile, Katherine and Nadia! #11165440

Marijana Fajgl October 23, 2014

They are so beautiful, John! #11166318

October 24, 2014

Great shot here & subject. I'll have to keep that one in mind for next year. #11167105

John Connolly October 24, 2014

Thanks Tony, I will give you the location next time we are talking to you! #11167159

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