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Good day all,
Heres a shot of a Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) taken at Blackbrook zoo yesterday. Really pleased with how well it came out as it was taken through glass!!

Thought it needed to be seen bigger so i'm an E2 member again, Hope you like this one and thanks for the clicks and comments on my last upload.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:120-400mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 May 2012 - 10:08 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
ISO:800
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Title:Squacco Heron
Username:Adderwatcher Adderwatcher
Uploaded:21 May 2012 - 1:19 PM
Tags:Bird, Blackbrook, Captive, Heron, Pets / captive animals, Squacco heron, Wildlife, Zoo
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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 1:30 PM

Nice detail & composition Smile

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
21 May 2012 - 1:55 PM

You've captured the tones and detail superbly Scott.

Len

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User_Removed
21 May 2012 - 3:05 PM

Super image, good comp' and detail.
Alf.

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
21 May 2012 - 8:21 PM

Veryn nicely done! John

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alansnap
alansnap e2 Member 10528 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 10:12 PM

A lovely close-up. Is this the same as a pond heron? I loaded my version of that recently. Looks very like it.
Alan

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Adderwatcher
22 May 2012 - 6:23 AM


Quote: A lovely close-up. Is this the same as a pond heron? I loaded my version of that recently. Looks very like it.
Alan

Hi Alan, No this is a different species of heron though both the Squacco heron and Indian pond heron look very similar especially in size and build.
Scott

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
22 May 2012 - 8:40 AM

Suprerb shot, particularly through glass. Moira

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2012 - 3:56 PM

Agree here with Moira, brilliant shot and through glass stunning!
so much detail Scott
Lillian
Thank You so much for the User Award

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cleg
cleg  4 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 - 6:47 PM

Great shot,pin sharp.
Adrian

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2012 - 8:31 PM

Fine detail Scott ...Bill

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rgg
rgg e2 Member 3rgg vcard United States
23 May 2012 - 3:56 PM

nice capture great detail well done.

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