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Great Billed Heron (Ardea Sumatrana)

By John_Frid    
I'm not 100% sure, but I think this is a Great Billed Heron. If not then please let me know.

As with yesterday's Kingfisher it was taken from a boat on the Daintree river.

The black stripes on the bill are actually shadows from some overhanging branches. Should I try to clone these out or leave them in?

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Australia Heron Queensland Daintree Wildlife and nature

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mhfore Plus
10 6 176 England
20 Sep 2011 8:03AM
Hi John,
I think I would clone them out. But either way it'sa good shot. Smile


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20 Sep 2011 9:25AM
A great image. I think it would be worthwhile cloning out the shadows. Smile
20 Sep 2011 9:56AM
I suppose for the sake of accuracy you could clone them out but I reckon they look quite fetching and they make this image truly unique. How many people will have an image with this detail. Great capture.


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