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Egret Flipping a Fish In His Beak

The Egret was fishing and caught this small fish. The Egret flipped the fish so he could swallow it head-first. This keeps the gills of the fish closed so it is swallowed easier.

TAGS: Egret, Fish, Fishing, South Carolina, United States, Waterfowl

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Fairmont, West Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Cynthia Staley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2015
Total Views: 120
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 11:30 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 270mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO1000
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