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Florence at Dusk
Fresh & Local: A Salmon Truck by the Columbia River
The Himalayan range that cuts India and China
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Desolation
Young Bush Girl with Sibling
holy dip
Praying7
Alligator & turtle taking a nap together.
Shooting the Coast
Praying 4
Lord of the Dance
When Nature Calls
Plywood sheet on Farm
The Perfect Seat
thrissur pooram
At the Salmon Fountain, PDX
A Kalahari Bush Woman
PACU GUNI 2
Street Ristorante in Rome, Italy
Young Mockingbird
Rusty Tank
muddy football 9
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lord of the Dance

I've photographed the Reddish Egret for several years but catching it in calm water in good light was a bonus. This bird is doing one of its many behaviors called "hooding" It does this to knock glare off the water in order to see its prey better. It will hold this pose for several seconds. Then take off zig zagging all over the place chasing fish. It's a real pleasure to photograph this bird.

TAGS: Bird, Florida, United States, Water, Wildlife

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Marion, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Kris Killman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2014
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2015, 8:36 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO200
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