Study This Shot Carefully

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jfenton, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    It's not's not well composed...the light sucked.

    Look very closely....can you tell why the heron is upset?

  2. Dropped the big branch on the right of the image??
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Geee Jim I can't quite tell.
    In the nest, on the branch. Or on that little ledge.
  4. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    You Haven't Got It Yet. STUDY CLOSELY

    Look for the unexpected
  5. Chris101


    Feb 2, 2005
    Baby in the nest, circling preditor?
  6. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Look Very Carefully IN THE NEST

    Something isn't quite right in there....
  7. Looks like someone stole his home, squatters rights? :shock:
  8. Sure doesn look like a heron sitting in the middle of the nest looks liek one your owl friends
  9. jfenton


    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA

    I couldn't quite figure it out as I was standing there freezing my butt off inn the rain...I kept hearing but I couldn't see.

    It wasn't until I got home that I finally figured it out!
  10. Chris101


    Feb 2, 2005
    Ah, so those 'horns' sticking up are an owl's who just snacked down the heron's babies (or eggs?)

    Ya know what photo-accessory I've wanted for years? A cherry-picker truck.
  11. NeilCam


    Feb 21, 2005
    Ottawa, Ontario
    I'm going to do something I rarely do and boast - I spotted the owl quickly. :D

    Heyyyyyy, I'm allowed to be right once a year and I just used up my entire allotment.

    The heron parent certainly looks distraught.

  12. The owl is eating the eggs :lol:
  13. Poor thing, life is tough out there in ol' Mother Nature. I'm surprised the heron doesn't have a go at the owl - that beak could skewer in a heartbeat.
  14. Hi Jim

    There could actually be a second owl that is very oof, but I am not sure. I would back an owl against a heron any day despite the bill on the heron. The owl would be much more manoeverable

    Bob F.
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