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A lesson in aerodynamics.
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I caught this one landing in a pond near Ffreyes Beach in Antigua.
· Date: Mon March 26, 2012 · Views: 58 · Filesize: 292.2kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 640 ·
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Keywords: Antigua, Great Egret
Scientific Name: Ardea alba
Equipment: Canon 30D, 100-400 L lens
Location: Ffreyes Beach, West coast of Antigua
Habitat: Fresh-water pond
Date Taken: March 20, 2012
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delia todd

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Mon March 26, 2012 11:14pm

That's a superb flight capture - you've got so much plumage detail in this shot.

Well done Ron.

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Tue March 27, 2012 4:28am

It is indeed mind-boggling how these flying creatures are so perfectly aerodynamically designed! Great shot here displaying just that!
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Tue March 27, 2012 5:49am

Great detail of the wing and tail shapes - nice

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