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Indian pond heron

By alansnap  
I captured this beauty in breeding plumage on a fish farm near Kochi. They're pretty ordinary looking out of the breeding season, and of course when they take off their wings are white.
Rather prosaically it is standing on a rice sack full of concrete. The waters were teeming with small fish and all the water birds were having a field day.

Tags: India Kerala Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Pond heron Breeding plumage Near Kochi

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
1 May 2014 9:13AM
A fascinating looking bird and such a great capture.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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1 May 2014 12:26PM
Fine capture with a nice alert posture. A
1 May 2014 1:34PM
Great pose & well taken imageSmileSmile
Bantu 4 7 1 India
2 May 2014 5:19AM
Lovely capture,closeup.


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