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A few from the lake today

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Tim O, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Made it out for a little while this morning and this is what I came home with.

    My first capture of this little fella,and no full body shot was allowed.
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    This sucker was catching fish
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    Down the hatch
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    Now time to relax after that nice meal
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    All captures taken with the D200 300 f/4 & 1.4 t/c
     
  2. Nice Series Tim, Hard to believe they can gulp a fish that big
     
  3. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thanks Gary,the last 2 weekends I saw 2 GBH eating fish this size.All the fisherman I talked to said nothing was biting,I'll bet they would liked to have this in there basket:biggrin:
     
  4. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Good series Tim. I too can't believe they can get something that big down that skinny throat. That's a very pretty greenie!
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Amazing what they catch and even more amazing to swallow it.!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Ever seen one down a snake. wow

    Nice shots
     
  6. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thank you Andy,they sure can get a lot down that narrow throat.I tried to get that greenie in a full body shot but it was not going to happen today

    Thanks Gale,haven't seen them take on a snake but I sure would like too:smile:
     
  7. Chris_B

    Chris_B

    Mar 12, 2006
    Arlington, VA
    Very nice Tim. I love the colors and the action.
     
  8. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Thanks Chris for stopping by and also the nice comment:smile:
     
  9. Nice series Tim and why do you say about the first one and no full body allowed???
    Lou
     
  10. Neat series, It always amazes me to see how much the can swallow it is unbelievable!
     
  11. Nothing new to add, justing letting you know I like the green heron and am amazed how big a fish the gbh can swallow.
     
  12. Commodorefirst

    Commodorefirst Admin/Moderator Administrator

    May 1, 2005
    Missouri
    Super shots Tim,

    I bet he couldn't get a full shot of the green since he can't zoom that 300 AFS f4 with the 1.4! hehe

    Wade
     
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