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David Flack

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Photographed near Kartong, Gambia on 16.03.2018 with guide Ebou Barry
· Date: Thu May 17, 2018 · Views: 63 · Filesize: 1102.6kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 762 ·
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Keywords: Purple, Heron
Scientific Name: Ardea purpurea
Equipment: Nikon D7100 with Sigma 500mm f4.5 prime
Location: Kartong, Gambia
Date Taken: 16.03.2018
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Thu May 17, 2018 1:51pm

Beautiful work of Art!!!!!
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Thu May 17, 2018 3:11pm

This is absolutely brilliant and captured beautifully.

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Thu May 17, 2018 5:15pm

A stunning shot, David, with fabulous detail.

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Thu May 17, 2018 5:23pm

..... and he really does look 'purple' in this picture David!!!

What a cracking flight picture you've taken of him lad - very well done.

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Thu May 17, 2018 7:04pm

superb picture; the neutral background makes it look like a painting.
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Thu May 17, 2018 9:01pm

Sharp shot of this Purple Heron, seen a few times on visits to Mallorca usually either at a distance or startled by one a few feet away unseen! Good one
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