One Heck Of A Bird

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© William Garvey
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UploadedNovember 3, 2008
TakenJanuary 1, 1980
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
Exposure1/125 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length55 mm
ISO100
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I have never seen a bird this big, not to mention, I have not seen one this big, this close. I had to back up even after I went to wide angel to get this shot. He is a stud and knows it...

Very cool...

12 responses

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (3 Nov 2008):

    wow great capture

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    WOW!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Amazing!! That type of shot doesn't happen very often...great capture!!

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Nice shot, Bill! They never stand still for me!

  • Jennifer Rowe

    Jennifer Rowe gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    great shot! looks like he was sizing you up for dinner! :)

  • Jerry Pittman

    Jerry Pittman gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    Very COOL, and brave of both of you. Nice shot

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    great capture

  • Kimberly McGugan

    Kimberly McGugan gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    looks like a great blue heron, we have a lot of them here on our lake. You really did a GREAT job with this shot!!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    I love birds and this one looks like it is doing its stretching exercises..

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (8 Nov 2008):

    Amazing it posed for you, i love it when you can get a shot like that! By the way, what type of bird is it?

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (9 Nov 2008):

    Thank you Kimberly, I checked it is a Great Blue Heron.

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    that heron is great! herons are allways standing proud and straight. love it

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