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Green Heron


Green Heron
Photo Information
Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-09-01
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-09-02 19:02
Viewed: 1565
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
From a distance, the Green Heron is a dark, stocky bird hunched on slender yellow legs at the water’s edge, often hidden behind a tangle of leaves. Seen up close, it is a striking bird with a velvet-green back, rich chestnut body, and a dark cap often raised into a short crest. These small herons crouch patiently to surprise fish with a snatch of their daggerlike bill. They sometimes lure in fish using small items such as twigs or insects as bait.

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Hello Peter,
Great PoV to portray this nice bird.
good clarity and colour.
best wishes,
samiran

Hello Peter,
照的清晰 真是很美麗的鷺絲
第一次見到這種 覺得非常美麗
角度很棒 動作抓住那一秒也很棒
構圖美麗 背景好看
STONE

  • Great 
  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-09-02 23:51]

excellent photography. wonderful angle and nicely presented. you have presented every beauty of the species. good work.

amazing camouflage, greetings Ori

Hello Peter! This heron has posed so prettily for you, all you had to do was shoot! Great capture of the bird's feather colours in such detail. His feet match the foliage behind him wonderfully. Interesting to see the plants growing out of the old log. Super shot, excellent POV. Well done! Linda

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