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A Moorhen calmly floats on a small lake near Kalloni on the Greek Island of Lesvos.

Canon 20D
1/800sec f8 ISO 200
500mm lens + 1.4x converter


gallinule, lesbos, lesvos, moorhen, rail, skitty coot

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  • tkrosevear
    tkrosevearalmost 5 years ago

    what a perfect reflection Martin ;) xoxox ♥

  • Thank you so much Tammy!

    – Martin Smart

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsalmost 5 years ago

    Great capture Martin!!

  • Thanks very much Marvin!

    – Martin Smart

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardalmost 5 years ago

    Perfect shot,what a beautiful bird.

  • Thank you so much micmac!

    – Martin Smart

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsalmost 5 years ago

    Some how I missed this one too…great contrast of colour and a superb reflection, those ripples are really well placed.

  • Much appreciate your comments David, thank you!

    – Martin Smart

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...almost 5 years ago

    beautiful! love the reflection!

  • Thank you very much Dave & Trena, appreciate your comments!

    – Martin Smart

  • Lynda   McDonald
    Lynda McDonaldalmost 5 years ago

    is a moorhen a duck? it looks like a duck but i’ve never seen one like this, it is a very clearly definied image with a perfect reflection

  • Hi Lynda, a Moorhen is in fact a rail and from the family Rallidae (same family as the American Coot). Thanks very much for your comments!

    – Martin Smart

  • Olga Zvereva
    Olga Zverevaalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful clear reflection, Martin!

  • Thank you very much Olga!

    – Martin Smart

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 4 years ago

    1Day 27Sept

  • Thank you Margaret.

    – Martin Smart

  • HeklaHekla
    HeklaHeklaalmost 4 years ago

    strong presence

  • Thank you very much!

    – Martin Smart

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