Roseate Spoonbill by AuntDot
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This Roseate Spoonbill was fishing for food at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Homosassa, Florida.

Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D, Canon 55-250 lens at 123 mm
Watercolor filter applied in Photoshop

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spoonbill, roseate spoonbill, homosassa, wildlife, wildlife park, birds

Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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Comments

  • Rainy
    Rainyover 3 years ago

    Lovely shot Dot!

  • Thank you very much, my friend!

    – AuntDot

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture

  • Thanks very much, Kathy.

    – AuntDot

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanover 3 years ago

    Beautiful, Dot — great lighting!

  • Thank you, Monnie. Too bad the end of its beak is in the water…you can’t see the spoon-shaped end of it. Next trip I hope to get a better shot of a spoonbill.

    – AuntDot

  • Judy Wanamaker
    Judy Wanamakerover 3 years ago

    Perfect color and lighting!

  • Thanks! Remember the hard time I was having photographing the spoonbills? I had to use a filter to help this one. Next trip I hope to get better shots, maybe with their wings up…they are really pretty birds.

    – AuntDot

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonover 3 years ago

    Lovely capture Dot.

  • Thanks so much!

    – AuntDot

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 3 years ago

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 3 years ago

    Delightful looking bird and capture!

  • Thanks so much for all your kind comments and support, Gena!

    – AuntDot

  • Angela  Burman
    Angela Burmanover 3 years ago

    Oh Dot you always photograph these birds so beautifully. This one is really pretty. Love it :)

  • You are so kind, Angela! Thank you!

    – AuntDot

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerover 3 years ago

    Nice work beautiful capture my friend..HugsTom

  • Thank you, Tom. Always nice to hear from you and I truly appreciate your support!

    – AuntDot

  • aussiedi
    aussiediover 3 years ago

    awesome Dot..great comp, well captured and ,love the filter you added

    Di

  • Thank you so much, Di. It needed a little boost and that’s the best I came up with. It enhanced the reflection as well.

    – AuntDot

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