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Little Egret

By AlanWillis    

I took this photo while waiting for the kingfisher.
In my 10 years of kingfisher studying, I have everything involving kingfishers in still photography.
Five years ago I wrote a kingfisher book, and two and a half years ago, I decided to make a film about kingfishers'
Every thing that could, went wrong, including 150 houses being built a few yards from the nest.
I have persevered, by finding two new nest locations.to complete my film.
This week I videoed the mating, It's at the end of the clip see below:

https://vimeo.com/275088829

One new location has not been easy, It's a working environment, which the kingfishers have adapted to, by doing important work, early or late. When the people and vehicles have gone home. To complete my film I just need the young to fledge. This I'm expecting to happen between 4 and 5 AM, in about 7 weeks time.
I just have one chance to get it right!
I have a proof reader to help with my commentary, and a professional guitar player helping with the music.
Wish me luck?




Tags: Little egret Wildlife and nature

Comments


15 Jun 2018 12:28PM
Excellent capture and a great video, well done..Lin

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banehawi Plus
15 2.1k 4012 Canada
15 Jun 2018 1:16PM
Well done
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Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2018 4:46PM
Great image! Well timed and a pin sharp capture...
Isabel GrinGrin
Absolutely fantastic shot.Smile
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
15 Jun 2018 8:39PM
Great shot of the egret Alan. Have watched and enjoyed the video and wish you lots of luck with this project.
Joan
16 Jun 2018 6:23AM
Fantastic image, I love Kingfisher's,good luck with your project.


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