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Tricolored heron fishing attack
Unlike most of our herons and egrets who are patient fishermen, waiting perfectly still for the moment to plunge their bill - the tricolored heron is a frantic, noisy fisherman - flying out low over the water or jumping in, and plunging his head down while chasing the fish through the water.
Habitat
Wetlands
Location
Delray Beach, Florida
Date taken
January 16, 2021
Scientific name
Egretta tricolor
Equipment used
Sony A6600, Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
268mm, F6.3, 1/1000 shutter, 200 ISO
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Reactions: delia todd
Outstanding focusing in this brilliant action shot.
 
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A stunningly clear image. Love the water droplets caught midair. Beautiful image Zackiedawg.
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
Zackiedawg
Date added
View count
91
Comment count
6

Image metadata

Device
SONY ILCE-6600
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
268.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1000
ISO
200
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
171355482.suA45Xsr.WkoGreenCy16jan210207.jpg
File size
675.6 KB
Date taken
Sat, 16 January 2021 2:53 PM
Dimensions
1800px x 1200px

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