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Preparing for night

Walking along a trail near a stream at dusk, my wife and I came across this beautiful heron silhouetted against the sky. He chose this bare, dead branch as a roost for the night. Despite going back many times, we never saw him there again.

TAGS: Great Blue Heron, Virginia

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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
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Date Uploaded: June 3, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 340mm
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