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The unexpected universe -- around every bend of the river, and life.

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Ky, Steve, Samuel and Charlie -- thanks so much for your kind and encouraging words.

I wish there was a safe way to take a better camera with me whilst kayaking, but the thought of one of my dSLRs dropping into the river makes me shudder!
 
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Thanks, Dossy and Bart -- much appreciated!

I suppose one of the things the photo illustrates is that one does not need a $3K+ camera to get good shots!
 
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Thanks, Rob. The bird was not at all spooked by our presence, as we glided by in our kayaks some seven feet away. And we saw it twice more in the same area a few weeks apart.
 

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The bird was not at all spooked by our presence, .....
That does not surprise me at all.Over here we have the gray variety. You can often see them in the suburbs standing 1 yard from someone who is fishing. The bird will stand patiently and from a distance it's a rather amusing sight. Mind you that another yard away there might be a busy road, with bicycles going by!
 
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LOL!!! They are quite uncommon here, especially along the river. We had not seen any in our prior 12 seasons of kayaking.
 

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