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Black Heron


Black Heron
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Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1488 W: 24 N: 2195] (14276)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D5200, Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, 95mm UV Filter
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-03-31 7:52
Viewed: 943
Points: 8
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Black Heron / Black Egret (Egretta ardesiaca)

I have captured this Black Heron at Marieval Bird 🐦 Sanctuary early in the morning, as usual. It was a clear sky day, and so go reflection on moving water. It's a Marshland and due to too much reeds it is really tough to get a decent shot along with good composition. But if you have passion on Photography,none can stop you.

Although a new species in my gallery but I had captured this bird picture one year ago. But I wasn't happy what I captured before one year ago, and so I waited and recently I captured this one and I'm impressed. So,it's the right time to add in my list πŸ“ƒ.

This African Heron is well known for its habit of using its wings to form a canopy when fishing 🎣.

Except its Yellow feet, it's totally black.

Black Heron occurs patchily through Sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡³ and Sudan πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡© to South Africa πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦. You could find them even in Madagascar πŸ‡²πŸ‡¬ too.


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Ciao Srikumar, great capture of lovely Black Heron in nice pose, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, Happy Easter, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6449 W: 89 N: 15592] (65238)
  • [2018-03-31 10:12]

Hi Srikumar,very nice capture of this black heron,i like the composition,the blurred herb in the left part are as a natural frame,perfect DOF for the best details. Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

great portrait, greetings Ori

Sri very nice picture with good details gr lou

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