Mind if I take a seat?

Uploaded: July 31, 2017 11:29:59 | Entered: July 31, 2017 11:36:43


This Red-winged blackbird was dive bombing this heron and causing quite the racket but when the heron wouldn't leave, the blackbird just perched on the herons back. The heron just kept looking for fish and didn't pay any attention to the blackbird at all. I photographed this along the Chambly canal in Canada.

f5.6 / 1/320sec / ISO 1250 / Canon EF 100-400mm USM L II Lens at 400mm



Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 31, 2017

You captured beautiful wildlife and scenery! #1692669

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 31, 2017

What a great story, Carrie, and a beautiful capture, too! Well done!! #11626720

Jean Lechleiter level-classic July 31, 2017

Unusual occurrence! Love the clarity and composition! #11626772

frank w. degenhardt July 31, 2017

A unique look that you got at the perfect moment as we watch the red wing blackbird finding a resting on the heron. Their colors are beautiful and you did a gorgeous job with the details, composing, lighting. Outstanding. #11626801

Ann Coates level-classic September 01, 2017

Congratulations on your win, this is an amazing shot. #11635881

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 01, 2017

Outstanding in every way. Congrats on your beautiful winner. #11635998

Jean Lechleiter level-classic September 01, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS, Carrie #11636273

frank w. degenhardt September 02, 2017

Congratulations Carrie on this Wonderful wildlife scene getting a Second Place Win. Way to go. #11636640

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 03, 2017

Amazing timing and wildlife capture - Congrats Carrie! #11637243

Terry Cervi level-classic September 04, 2017

What a cool shot, Carrie! Congrats on your win! #11637667

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic September 04, 2017

Congratulations on your winner, Carrie! :o) #11637848

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic September 04, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind comments and to BP for the recognition! I appreciate it! #11637870

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