In the Sticks

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© Judy and Wayne Wanamaker
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 1, 2013
TakenJanuary 28, 2013
MakeEastman Kodak Company
ModelKODAK EasyShare Z980 Digital Camera
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length42.3 mm
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A great blue heron searches for a stick to present to his mate. Their nest building takes days, as each stick is specially selected; then it is accepted or rejected by his mate


9 responses

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    It's a wonder you saw him at all--excellent capture

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Hope he picked a mate that wasn't too picky!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    Sounds like building a house! LOL Love this shot, Judy!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (1 Feb 2013):

    A beautiful capture of the Great blue heron! I had to smile at how the male selects sticks to present to the female and then she either accepts or rejects it : )

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (2 Feb 2013):

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture. well spotted and captured

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (2 Feb 2013):

    Must be the male who is always trying to please a picky female. LOL! Great shot.

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (2 Feb 2013):

    Great bird in a great situation.

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (20 Feb 2013):


  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (25 Feb 2013):

    A beautiful capture with a delightful story!

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