Great Blue Heron trying to get an octopus off it's face

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© Tim Foltz
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 12, 2011
TakenOctober 7, 2011
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Exposure1/1600 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length500 mm
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The Great Blue Heron at first thought he had a gourmet meal, but the octopus scared the GBH and the heron finally shook it off.

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4 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (11 Oct 2011):

    Awesome timing!

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (7 Dec 2011):

    Not sure how long you waited to get this shot, but your efforts were well rewarded! Nice work.

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (17 May 2012):

    I have never seen anything like this before!!! Where is this?

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (11 Jul 2013):

    Those octopuses are not to be messed with! Awesome picture!

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