|Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko)
|Date Taken: 2017-05-25|
|Camera: Canon EOS 6D|
|Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2017-05-29 14:50|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Juvenile tiger heron, partially hidden between mangrove branches.|
This is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, found from Mexico to northwestern Colombia, living in river and lake banks, mangrove swamp and temporary lagoons.
It wait often motionless for suitable prey such as fish, frogs or crabs to come within reach of its long bill.
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- [2017-05-29 15:59]
Hi Pedro,not easy to find in this age,a very useful post with a perfect DOF for the best sharpness on the bird,great shot despite the difficult location. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Ciao Pedro, great capture of lovely bird, perfetto focus on beautiful eye, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2017-05-31 18:44]
Even though it is partially hidden we can still get a good look at its facial features and well camouflaged plumage. A beautiful bird indeed which has been captured nicely by your lens.