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Great Blue Heron Nest
08-MAY-2007

Great Blue Heron Nest

One of the parents was just flying off, probably in search for food. A chick born over the weekend is in the lower right hand
corner of the nest. At least one other chick is also in the nest.

Photographed at the rookery at Kensington Park.

Nikon D200 ,Nikkor 300mm f/4 ED-IF AF-S
Nikon TC20EII 1/500s f/9.0 at 600.0mm iso400 full exif

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Johnny Villaronga15-Feb-2009 02:35
Great timing, Jay! Very nice capture. V
Nestor10-May-2007 15:43
Great attentive eye and excellent timing , nice detail for 1/500 of a second . Vote
Fong Lam10-May-2007 05:28
Excellent capture, Jay. Vote
crina.10-May-2007 04:42
excellent - but if you don't mind - guess i would love to see this one in BW as well - V
Rich Westfall10-May-2007 03:36
This one's really cool, Jay. Awesome place to photograph.
Marcia Colelli10-May-2007 03:01
Great capture V
Jess. ( Lady.D.)10-May-2007 02:13
Great shot Jay especially with the chick.........Jess
René Lortie10-May-2007 00:33
Great capture Jay.
sandy barbour10-May-2007 00:30
Spectacular find Jay, great action shot! vote
Char09-May-2007 22:45
Hi Jay,
What a grand capture!! Excellent timing. \/
Buz Kiefer09-May-2007 21:17
This is excellent work Jay. Very nice indeed. Vote.
flowsnow09-May-2007 18:17
You are gifted with patience to shoot beautiful butterflies and now birds. This one I say...`aieye' for a job well done. V
Tricia09-May-2007 18:00
This is gorgeous Jay, that poor baby will be soaked today, hope tomorrow is dry! Don't rooks live in rookeries, therefore herons in heroneries? ;)
CIS09-May-2007 13:18
You too are becoming a pro at these!LOL Well done, so nice to peek at the baby.
Janet Forjan-Freedman09-May-2007 12:30
Great action shot and family moment! Janet
Tom Munson09-May-2007 11:24
Nice shot Jay. Your going to have fun watching the little one grow up. V
Marjan Schavemaker09-May-2007 09:24
Excellent capture, Jay! -V-
Carole Stevens09-May-2007 08:03
Love your Heron piks Jay, great capture and timing!
They are stunning birds and thanks for sharing them with us!
shuk1in12x09-May-2007 07:54
Super action caught at just the right moment Jay.
You did extremely well to get this shot, I'm aware that these Herons nest high up in the trees. +V
Eric Carrère09-May-2007 06:56
Excellent shot Jay, V.
QUERIDO09-May-2007 06:51
Excellent shot,vote
Debbie Blackburn Beierle09-May-2007 05:23
Very nice, Jay! Good action and composition. v
Gérard Koehl09-May-2007 05:20
Excellent... Photo prise au bon moment. V
Joy Miller09-May-2007 04:25
Fantastic capture Jay. Nice to see the baby. vote.
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