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Heron 2

By Mollycat
Thank you for your comments on yesterdays picture, and especially to Cathy for her ua, a wonderful surprise. In answer to some of your questions regarding the pond. Yes it does have a net over it, as it full of koi and goldfish. However, the pond committee, have opened part of the net so the heron can pop in for breakfast now and then. The koi seem to hide under the net and weeds, the goldfish don't.

Tags: Heron Wildlife and nature


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Comments


ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 9:31AM
Another fine image of this Heron,

Ali SmileSmile

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EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
11 Feb 2014 9:31AM
Detail and pose are excellent.
Joan.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
11 Feb 2014 9:31AM
A ready-made restaurant for the heron, how kind Smile Another super capture of this most elegant bird. Carol
11 Feb 2014 9:41AM
Fine shot Peter, nice detail,
Fred.
ugly Plus
8 5 57 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 9:43AM
very nice work..

Dave
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
11 Feb 2014 10:11AM
Excellent capture,
Saeid
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 10:22AM
Another cracking image of the rather distinguished looking Heron.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
11 Feb 2014 10:30AM
take a lot of feeding big bird

Graham
He's a real beauty Peter, I wish I had one those in my garden..

Lynette Grin
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 318 England
11 Feb 2014 10:55AM
It's definitely worth sacrificing a few fish to get this visitor.
Not as cheap as a seed feeder for the smaller birds I grant you Smile
11 Feb 2014 11:05AM
A cute pose.
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
11 Feb 2014 11:59AM
Another great shot Peter...a rather expensive method of feeding him, the last time I looked Koi were extremely expensive....
11 Feb 2014 12:14PM
I think a slightly better pose than on yesterday's. I prefer the processing on this one too, with its slightly lower contrast.
He's been very obliging, I hope you got him to sign a model release form.

Alan
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 12:18PM
Am sure there must be a chbeaper alternative to attracting this wonderful bird.
Great catch!! Smile

Carol
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 12:36PM
Lovely image with a watercolour feel to it.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
11 Feb 2014 1:40PM
This is even better than yesterdays photo, a really good shot Peter of a very elegant Heron, gorgeous colour to this shot Best wishes Patricia Grin
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
11 Feb 2014 1:50PM
Nice image but not what you want anywhere near your pond,

Dave.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
11 Feb 2014 3:21PM
Splendid, a superb bird capture!
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 25 10 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 3:34PM
A nother great capture of the Heron PeterSmile


Cliff
11 Feb 2014 3:35PM
Excellent capture of this lovely bird
11 Feb 2014 5:14PM
Beautiful close up to this lovely big bird, Peter!
Regards,
George
capto Plus
4 3.8k 8 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 7:13PM
A Heron drive- thro you have there.Smile

ivor
11 Feb 2014 8:35PM
An excellent image, Peter.
Richard
11 Feb 2014 8:59PM
These birds are so elegant. A wonderful capture Peter GrinGrin

Kathryn
11 Feb 2014 9:17PM
Another lovely shot Peter. Cathy
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
11 Feb 2014 10:11PM
A fine shot of this expert fisherman
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
11 Feb 2014 10:12PM
Featured E2 image just now, still a great one!
eagle1955 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 10:38PM
Hi peter so you got 2 herons visiting they are beautiful birds nice capture peter from peter
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
11 Feb 2014 11:13PM
No escaping this beak Peter !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 12:04AM
You really did get some close up shots Peter
well done
Lillian
12 Feb 2014 1:19AM
beautiful shot Fine details.
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 2:14AM
This is a sharper shot than the previous upload. Magestic pose and very well seen! Grin
IB
Bantu Plus
2 6 1 India
12 Feb 2014 3:30AM
Beautiful,really beautiful.

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