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Blue Awkward Grace

This is a Blue Heron, late in the day, landing in a tree in an oceanside harbor. Although the tree (not depicted) would have provided context my attention was on the bird who was peculiarly graceful and goofy at the same time. This is a big bird with a long neck, huge wingspan and big feet. It doesn't make sense on paper but looks terrific in the sky.

TAGS: Bird, Blue Heron, California, Nature, United States

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Oceanside, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Rob Rosenbaum.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2013
Total Views: 10
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2014, 6:01 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D600
Focal Length: 210mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f4.8
ISO: ISO800
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