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Decorations at Fremont Gurdwara Sahib
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Good Night West Papua New Guinea
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Me at the Beach
Great Horned Owl
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Sunset on the Colorado River
A Great Egret Hunting
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A Great Egret Hunting

A great egret steps into the light to snatch an anchovy from the Elkhorn Slough. I had never seen this hunting technique with the wings overhead like this, but it seemed to work for him.

TAGS: California, Great Egret

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San Jose, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Douglas Croft.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 7, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Moss Landing, California, United States of America