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Photo taken at Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
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Camera: Nikon D5000Lens: Sigma 50 – 500mmISO: 400
FEATURES 1. ABSOLUTE CLARITY – March 4, 2012. 2. ANIMAL CAPTIONS AND CONFESSIONS – March 4, 2012.
birds, egret, great white egret, wildlife, nature, avian, spanish moss
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How very beautiful!
Thank you so much Dot for the lovely comment. I appreciate it so much. I thought she was just so beautiful patiently waiting the arrival of her babies. So glad you enjoyed it. :)
– Kathy Baccari
Thank you so much Larry for accepting my work. I appreciate it so much. :)
What a sensational photo, Kathy, and just look at the look on that face…that will keep any predators away….sure doesn’t look like a very cozy nest, does it? Along with migration, I find nest-building one of the really fascinating aspects of birds’ lives…think of the work that went into the construction of that nest…(reminds me of that other photo you took of the passing-of-the-stick in mid air)… Kathy, have any young egrets hatched already? I’m thinking of that photo you took of the little one looking up as a parent approached? ..or maybe it was a heron.. I have to go check.
Thanks so very much Kat. Appreciated as always. Oh this was one smart parent choosing this spot for the nest. It was well hidden from above where the predators are. Being white if the nest is unattended, the babies stick out like a sore thumb and are easy prey. I to love watching the nests being constructed, especially the nests of great egret and herons as the team work involved is truly amazing. No babies yet, perhaps in another month. Yes, the one looking up a Momma is an egret. Thanks again my friend for all you kindness and support. :)
Great capture Kathy
Thanks very much Tim for the wonderful comment. I appreciate it so much. :)
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Thanks very much for accepting my work Maggie. I appreciate it. :)
Perfect shot…I love it!
Thank you so much Erma for your lovely comment. This was such a beautiful sight with all that spanish moss. So glad you enjoyed it. :)
Thank you so much my friend. :)
Your talent is a wonderful gift to all of us who look at the results you display!She still shows the green breeding color on her bill!
Thank you so much Robert for your beautiful comment on my work and for the privilege of a feature. I love wildlife photography so very much. It is my passion. Thanks again. :)
Kathy this is stunningMarch-4-2012
Thank you so much for this wonderful honor Laura. I am so pleased you found it feature worthy. Such an honor. :)
Congratulations on your wonderful feature,adorable work!
Thank you so much Ana for your lovely comment and congratulations. It is so very much appreciated. Nice to know you enjoyed the photo. :)