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Great Egret

Great Egret (Image ID 42917)
Photographed byYolande Lebreux on Mon 7th Sep, 2020 and uploaded on Fri 16th Oct, 2020 .
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ID42917
CommentThis Great Egret was hunting very slowly in the shallow water. I waited for the right moment to capture him catching a small invertebrate or a tiny fish and to have its reflection in the soft morning light. I like the distorted reflection which reflects its disappointment maybe?
EquipmentNikon D500 and Tamron G2 Sp-150-600mm lens, tripod
1/800 sec, f/8, ISO 71, focal length 210mm
LocationLanding Lights Wetland, Barton Park, New South Wales
Keywordsfeeding/with prey, adult
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