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Little Egret

By FeatherFriend
Hi all, no greenery and colour in this one I'm afraid as it was taken on the Estuary (River Teign). At this time of the year it's just mud banks but this is where several of these hang out at the moment. This shows the lovely wingspan of these birds and I got a few more dining on the small fish which I may upload later.
Many thanks for taking time out to view and comment on my Chaffinch and a special thank you to Brian Curtis and Dean (WindowonWildlife for the UA's, I really do appreciate and value the support,
Regards,
Geoff.

Tags: Birds Devon Estuary Little egret River teign Wildlife and nature

Voters: DannoM, gingerdelight, PattiW and 41 more

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Comments


gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 12:39PM
Superbly captured, well done!
Carol

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10 Oct 2012 1:34PM
the background is perfect for the pose
10 Oct 2012 2:09PM
Fantastic wingspan..........GrinGrinGrinGrin
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 2:14PM
Love the Wing span so beautifully shown here Geoff and the detail is superb
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 2:22PM
well timed shot Geoff, looks really great with the wings span.
regards
Yung
lovely capture.GrinGrinGrinGrin
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
10 Oct 2012 3:16PM
Many thanks for the support everyone,
Geoff.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
10 Oct 2012 3:20PM
An image showing the egret and his wonderful plumage to perfection, Geoff. Carol
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
10 Oct 2012 3:29PM
The details in the feathers of the wings are outstanding-- a most beautiful bird!
10 Oct 2012 3:40PM
Great image. Beautiful whites and detail.
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 3:57PM
Excellent feather detail and a great capture!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
10 Oct 2012 4:28PM
a lovely almost almost monochrome capture. what a graceful bird!
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
10 Oct 2012 4:38PM
Magnificent shot Geoff. By no means an easy task to get so much wonderful plumage detail in this all white bird, and showing such a great wing span. Delightful my friend.
My UA to you.
Ron
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 4:50PM
Large is excellent Geoff. Superb detail in the wing feathers, its a belter.
Ray
10 Oct 2012 5:26PM
Excellent Geoff, great detail,
Fred.
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
10 Oct 2012 5:29PM
Thanks everyone and a special thank you to Ron (Maiwand) for the UA, really appreciated and valued Ron,
Geoff.
10 Oct 2012 6:57PM
wow Geoff...in.flight with nikon......
10 Oct 2012 7:10PM
Perfect timing Geoff, cracking detail and exposure mate Smile
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
10 Oct 2012 8:19PM
Superb detail in the wingspan Geoff - excellent exposure.
Brian.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
10 Oct 2012 10:56PM
A terrific landing shot Geoff, you've timed this one to perfection and captured some fabulous feather detail to boot
Ray42 8 3 England
11 Oct 2012 8:55AM
A superb capture Geoff
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 3:56PM
Superb image Geoff, look at the bird's wingspan and all the detail in its feathers, well done!
Shell
11 Oct 2012 5:15PM
Fantastic image
Jim
Tibetan 3 3 England
12 Oct 2012 5:27PM
The plain bank sets the Egret off nicely so no distractions from the fabulous detail, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
A Booth 13 11 4 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2012 7:49PM
well recorded wing detail, good colours in a well composed and presented image.
28 Oct 2012 1:25AM
Great timing, beautiful wing span. Beautifully captured.

Lavina

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