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Tricolored Herons {non-flight shots}

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Kevin Scott, Jun 20, 2005.

  1. A few samples of Tricolored Heron "portraits" taken at Gatorland in Orlando this past weekend. Hope you enjoy! Comments/critiques welcome!

    Sitting in a tree:

    On the hunt:

    Another perched shot:
  2. Very nice Kevin. I have never seen one of these before. Here in the Pacific NW it seems the only herons we have are the GBH and the green heron. I wish I could have seen one of these when we were in Florida last week.
  3. Keving very nice series but that second shot is killer
  4. Kevin,

    I agree with Mike: they are all good but the second one is magical, just like the light shining on the bird. :p 
  5. Very pretty birds and such nice shots!
  6. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I love the mood of the second as well. Well done Kevin.

    I see the juvinile tricolors are starting to lose their straw wigs :>))

    Great stuff.

    Keep up the good work..

    Will hope for this weekend :::::
  7. Kevin

    The light really makes the second image outstanding.

  8. Thanks everyone! Sorry for taking so long to reply. Changed my email address in my profile and got locked out until I got home.

    Gale, you're very observant. Yes, these are the juveniles who are getting out of the nests now. There are still a lot of little ones and even some still with unhatched eggs. Hopefully we're still on for this weekend with Harry and Trish and ?. I'll PM you.
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