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African Great Blue Heron.

By rontear  
An unusual fishing point has the Great Blue Heron chosen. This pod of Hippo's in a pool off the main flow of the Rufigi River in Selous game reserve Tanzania. Opportunists are birds.

Tags: Pool Hippos African great blue heron Wildlife and nature

Voters: oldgreyheron, Anastasia, clevercloggs and 22 more

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User_Removed 16 16 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2007 7:30AM
it save flying down the river Ron

the lighting produces a great atmospher to this one. well caught

bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
14 Mar 2007 9:24AM
a great wildlife imagwe....great lighting and presentation
Alison_S 14 339 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2007 9:27AM
I thought that he was perched on a rock there as the image slowly opened up......then I saw the hippo ears!

A cracker of a shot and a treat to see.

freybird 14 1 England
14 Mar 2007 9:53AM
Super image, nice tones. Geoff
rhiw_com 14 24
14 Mar 2007 10:56AM
Love the light in this Ron, well seen and captured.

Rg Tony
User_Removed 14 16 England
14 Mar 2007 11:47AM
Beautifully composed shot and great capture of an alert pose.
clevercloggs 16 244 11 Netherlands
14 Mar 2007 3:01PM
Good capture and toning. I like your coloured photos a lot.
exposure Plus
16 6.0k England
14 Mar 2007 3:19PM
A Lovely capture light and tone and detail.
xinia 15 54
14 Mar 2007 5:28PM
now that is amazing - what a thrill to see and capture this Ron Smile
14 Mar 2007 8:40PM
Stuuning image Ron of a bird I just have to click!

ABstudio 14 1 Poland
15 Mar 2007 7:29AM
Super composed shot, Beautifully colour

davidhu 15 19 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 4:57PM
Must have been a real thrill to see this, Ron. Excellent capture, lovely toning and well suited to the crop.
Melanie_M 15 168 9 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2007 5:36PM
Brilliant, did it not hear that hippos are dangerous?
ericfaragh 17 149 5 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2007 11:55AM
Marvellous context.

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