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Reddish Egret Skirmish in mid-flight

Discussion in 'Merritt Island VI' started by luisv, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. luisv

    luisv

    24
    Feb 8, 2009
    SF Bay Area
    This is a sequence I captured at Tom Carver's Island.

    The reddish egrets started flying and then one attacked the other one in mid-air. The whole sequence lasted about 2 secs.

    1. Someone is following me...
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    2. Hey you, take this...
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    3. Go away!
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    4. Ok, ok! I'm leaving!
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    5. Don't come back...
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    6. Gosh, my shadow feels different...am I turning into something else?
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    I hope you like them.
    Cheers,
    --
    Luis
     
  2. Super catches Luis, good action shots.
     
  3. Slingher

    Slingher

    978
    Jun 30, 2007
    Titusville FL
    Great shots Luis. I really like the last one too, with the cormorant shadow. Too funny.

    I am sorry I missed you here in California. I took everything out of my camera bag and only put what was absolutely necessary. Your business card was one of the many things I took out and did not put back in. So your number sits at my house in Florida while I sit in California. I did get some shooting in and I had a blast.
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    I agree Luis - super captures. These guys are worth the price of admission to watch, even if you took no pictures. :rolleyes: 
     
  5. Herm Wallace

    Herm Wallace

    305
    Jan 28, 2006
    Cinti.
    Super action shots.
     
  6. donkolson

    donkolson

    300
    Jan 10, 2006
    Sedona AZ
    Great shots. They sure like to put on a show!
     
  7. KristinB

    KristinB

    Apr 12, 2007
    Stafford, VA
    Wonderful, Luis!
     
  8. HarryB

    HarryB

    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Excellent work Luis, love #6.
     
  9. Tom Carver

    Tom Carver

    153
    Oct 14, 2008
    Orlando FL
    Why is it I go to this Island every day... I bring you out 2 times and you get the one shot I've been looking for and never get. PUNK !!!

    Nice !!!!!!!
     
  10. Very, very nice. All that action and still managed to get crisp well exposed shots. I'm jealous.
     
  11. luisv

    luisv

    24
    Feb 8, 2009
    SF Bay Area
    He-he...and I got the sequence on the first trip... :biggrin:
    Beginner's luck I guess...

    Here is one missing from the sequence.
    My camera took an X-ray of the cormorant...
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    Anyway, thanks again Tom for taking us to the Island.

    --
    Luis
     
  12. luisv

    luisv

    24
    Feb 8, 2009
    SF Bay Area
    Thank you everyone for the kind responses!
     
  13. DW Brewer

    DW Brewer Guest

    I told you this was a great sequence when I first saw it; nothing has changed that opinion. Nice to have met you and imaged with you.
     
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