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Garza tigre - a very posh heron!

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There are only about 10 000 of those around, so I was very lucky to find him in the undergrowth during a trip to the Parque Nacional Palo Verde. A.k.a Tigrisoma mexicanum

Many thank for all your kind remarks on the first orchid. Still trying to catch up..

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Mar 2014 - 12:30 PM
Focal Length:550mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5,7
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Garza tigre - a very posh heron!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:3 Apr 2014 - 1:57 PM
Tags:Costa rica, Garza tigre, Guanacaste, Heron, Tigrisoma mexicanum, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 1:59 PM

A truly stunning image, Annette, has to be one of your very best. Wish I still had my UA to give you. Carol

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 2:01 PM

Yes,he does look very posh indeed Annette.
A very apt description I feel !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 2:18 PM

A very beautiful Heron Annette and so beautifully photographed.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
3 Apr 2014 - 3:08 PM

cracking good capture Annett of this very fine Heron up there with your very very best for sure

Graham

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom104 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 3:39 PM

An image of the highest order Annette, everything about this screams out quality from the colour to the perfect pose...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 436 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 3:43 PM

Super capture AnnetteSmile

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 338 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 4:03 PM

A beautiful shot!

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
3 Apr 2014 - 4:14 PM

wow lovely capture. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4673 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 4:29 PM

Terrific shot !!.....lovely detail & colour in this handsome bird !!.....& so few ?, wonder how they count 'em ??.Smile

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 4:32 PM

WOW! A stunning capture of this rare and unusual bird-- great bokeh aas well!

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 5:00 PM

Superb take -beautiful plumage - lovely clean bg too.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 5:54 PM

:beautiful shot you are also e2 featured image right now

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 5:59 PM

What a wonderful find Annette SmileSmile
Helen

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 6:09 PM

A splendid shot of this beautiful bird
Ju

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64595 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:03 PM

A beauty.

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
3 Apr 2014 - 7:21 PM

Beautiful - great colours and feather detail on this. John

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 7:23 PM

Very classy image Annette!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 10:37 PM

Beautiful capture of a beautiful heron.
Joan.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
4 Apr 2014 - 3:17 AM

Lovely capture. Like the bg.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 9:05 AM

Sharp, detailed and very nicely placed in the frame, Annette.

Dave

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 5:51 PM

Great detail and very nice comp., Annette.
What a magnificent creature.
-\=Walter

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 7:41 PM

Superb capture of this handsome rarity.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 7:45 PM

A fantastic capture Annette, this bird is posing so proudly and regally for you

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2014 - 9:51 AM

Great shot Annette.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
5 Apr 2014 - 8:56 PM

Wonderful light and detail. Great shot.
Cheesey.

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