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Great White Egret
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These seem to be getting more common in my area in the last couple of years. Took this last week from a local hide where it was considerate enough to stay quite close for at least 5 minutes.
· Date: Tue November 14, 2017 · Views: 77 · Filesize: 236.7kb · Dimensions: 860 x 568 ·
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Keywords: Great, White, Egret
Scientific Name: Ardea alba
Equipment: 7dmark2 400mm
Location: Deeside
Habitat: Estuary
Date Taken: November 2017
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aloktewari

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Tue November 14, 2017 3:26pm

Stunning shot and action ... a fabulous shot, Kim ... tfs ...

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Tue November 14, 2017 3:28pm

Well timed shot! Excellent job!
And yes, their numbers must be growing. We've even seen them a few times all the way up here now.

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Tue November 14, 2017 4:14pm

Excellent closeup Kim , very beautiful white egret and lovely pose , many tfs MF

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Tue November 14, 2017 4:19pm

A fabulous action shot, Kim; great lighting and detail.

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Tue November 14, 2017 4:21pm

..... well when you're fed up with them Kim, point some in my direction would you please!!!

Maybe I'll then get a chance to take a picture as good as this one!!! Well nearly as good perhaps!

Excellent stuff here lass - very well done girl.

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Tue November 14, 2017 4:28pm

Outstanding capture and snapped at the perfect time! Well done Kim.

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Tue November 14, 2017 4:33pm

Still on my wanted list Kim, Lovely shot, Tfs mf

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Tue November 14, 2017 4:46pm

Hi Kim, great timing in this splendid action shot of a great white egret. I like the behaviour and the colours too, especially those of the bill.

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Tue November 14, 2017 5:18pm

Brilliant Capture Kim, Love The Detail Tfs!!!!!!
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Tue November 14, 2017 5:30pm

Excellent capture with perfect exposure Kim, tfs. Rutland Water 16 Great White Egrets the other day.

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Tue November 14, 2017 6:25pm

Superb capture Kim. Lovely lighting and detail

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Tue November 14, 2017 6:29pm

A super timed action shot, lighting and setting Kim, many tfs.

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Tue November 14, 2017 6:45pm

Wow girl! Great stop action on the water and a beautiful image of this Egret. Much more beautiful than my image

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Tue November 14, 2017 7:01pm

Great shot,Kim!! A rarity over here but now and then we get one or two.

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Tue November 14, 2017 7:52pm

Terrific timing in catching this action, Kim.

Fantastic shot!
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