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Flying Egret

By Silverzone
Whilest walking the Exe River Estuary, I stumbled upon an nesting colony of Egrets. The trees that they were nesting in were too far from the perimeter fence to photograph clearly but I have added view 2 and 3 to show the environment they were in. They shared the trees with nesting herons and I spent a good deal of time watching their interactions and nestbuilding. It was pure luck that this Egret granted me a fly past! Thanks for looking, Sylvia

Tags: Flying Photo journalism Action Nesting Egrets

Voters: ugly, Len1950, gazlowe and 28 more

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ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 9:08AM
Very nice image...
Well taken...
A very colourful action in flight image...


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24 May 2012 9:12AM
Excellent images with V1 taking the honours.

saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
24 May 2012 9:51AM
Fantastic and great set of images,well done,
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 10:52AM
wonderful set sylvia fantastic detail and colours v1 for me today a cracking in flight capture nice one Wink
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
24 May 2012 11:47AM
Good set, V1 is excellent....

Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
24 May 2012 1:58PM
Excellent flight shot Joline.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 3:41PM
A good set of images, however the award steeler is certainly Version Number 1

Regards Nathan
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 9:24PM
amazing capture V1
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 9:33PM
Beautifully captured fly past, nice composition too.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
3 Jun 2012 5:50PM
V1 is an excellent opportunistic capture, superbly timed
mikeb3 6 1 England
23 Jun 2012 8:55PM
Great flight shot!!!

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