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Tricolored Heron perching in mangrove
Honu
outrigger sunset
Ruby throated hummingbird on royal catchfly
Italy Statue with Sky
Half Dome at Twilight
A concert goer at Mountain Jam.
Everything's Gonna be Alright
Thanksgiving
Amish youth working farm with traditional horse drawn plow
shadows of yellow
Reddish Egret revealing magnificent wings
Haleiwa wave
A Gathering of Egrets and Herons on the Lookout
Nature Reclamation
Bridge view on the bay taken on an I-Phone
Ducks in Middlesex Fells
Soul Staring
Middlesex Fells
Wheat Field
Rhinoceros
Eucalyptus Forest
ARTIST AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Reddish Egret revealing magnificent wings

Reddish egrets are known to "dance"-that is, to move erratically while hunting to confuse prey prior to striking. This reddish egret revealed his wings while hunting for fish, casting a sunny reflection on the shallow water.

TAGS: Florida, Nature, United States

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Ontario, Ohio, United States of America
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© Sandy Ashley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
Total Views: 30
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2015, 4:05 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 280mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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