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Black Crowned Night Heron "Nycticorax Nycticorax"

By brian17302  
Thanks for all votes & comments on my last upload "Market Day in Rural Rajesthan"
Special thanks to Walter "gajewski" for his valued User Award, much appreciated

Change of subject to wildlife
Black Crowned Night Heron
These Herons are stocky with shorter legs & neck to their other Heron cousins
They are called Night Herons because they hunt & feed between dusk til dawn
Photo taken near San Deigo, California

Thanks for looking

Tags: Wildlife Photo journalism General Bird Night heron Wildlife and nature

Voters: bobpaige1, PhilT2, Tish1 and 44 more

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Tish1 Plus
6 32 5 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2015 9:05AM
I am beginning to think you have this guy on retainer Brian, as I recall, you gave us some superb images before I went away and this is no exception. Fantastically sharp with wonderful shadows great colour and magic depth of field

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A magnificent capture
15 Sep 2015 11:12AM
Nice captureSmile
15 Sep 2015 11:32AM
Excellent Brian..Lin
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2015 11:45AM
Two splendid shots
Ju
Richsr 12 91 223 England
15 Sep 2015 1:28PM
Two good images they show the feather details and patterns well.
R.
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
15 Sep 2015 2:09PM
WOW! some great shadows in v1 and what a fine beak this fellow has!
Bantu 6 7 1 India
15 Sep 2015 2:13PM
Fantastic captures,Brian.

Vikram
xwang 10 56 8
15 Sep 2015 2:28PM
Wow.. they are superb shots! Brilliant colour, detail, and angle...
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
15 Sep 2015 4:10PM
Superb capture. Surprisingly similar to our own Heron Brian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
15 Sep 2015 4:27PM
Great image. Well captured.
Split 5 4 2 Croatia
15 Sep 2015 4:34PM
Superb!GrinGrinGrin
gajewski 15 10 9 United States
15 Sep 2015 5:36PM
Perfectly sharp and great use of DOF.
=-\Walter
ade123 Plus
7 285 1 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2015 6:33PM
Superb images Brian

Ade
15 Sep 2015 8:54PM
Super shots Brian. Cathy
jasonrwl Plus
9 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2015 9:36PM
Excellent shots Brian
DonMc 11 3 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2015 10:25PM
Two wonderful captures of this lovely bird Brian!SmileSmileSmile
Regards, Don
15 Sep 2015 10:26PM
Two cracking detailed shots Brian,well captured.

Bob.
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2015 5:37AM
First rate imagery Brian! Love the sharpness and those bright red eyes! Grin
Very good work...
IB
rayme330 7 17 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2015 8:29AM
Super captures, Brian, love the bright orange eyes.

Ray
16 Sep 2015 12:44PM
Magnificent captures!
11 May 2016 3:20PM
fantastic shot of this heron brian the focus and colour and detail in this is superb
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