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This roseate spoonbill in flight is a lovely flash of pink in the sky. I took this at Jefferson Island in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, at a very lively rookery. It was a joy to watch cattle egrets, great white egrets, ibis, little blue herons, and roseate spoonbills all busy in the nesting activities of the season.

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Comments

  • SKCPhotography
    SKCPhotographyabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture.

  • John Absher
    John Absherabout 5 years ago

    Continuing to work on your in-flight techniques, eh? Nice capture Bonnie!! The pink against the blue is very nice and I like how the light shows through the wings. That rookery sounds like a great place to get some nice shots.

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 5 years ago

    Wow! These birds are such a lovely colour – we only see them in zoos – thank you for showing us how wondrous they look flying free! ;o) x

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreabout 5 years ago

    Love those Spoonbills ! I see them all the time on the flat at coconut in Fl. I have been tryin got get a great shot of them grooming but I only have a 300mm and I can’t seem to get any closer then 25 feet, I m guessing. I think they are getting use to me. One of these days I will get one as good as yours/

  • loramae
    loramaeabout 5 years ago

    What a thrill! :O) Another newby for me…Wonderful shot BB!

  • KatsEye
    KatsEyeabout 5 years ago

    Bonnie your birds in flight are just superb. I love how the light is highlighting the wings. Excellent.

  • Heabar
    Heabarabout 5 years ago

    Bonnie as always your bird shots are just the greatest — Thanks for sharing these beauties !! God Bless you heaps dear friend !!!Heather !!

  • Kimberly Palmer
    Kimberly Palmerabout 5 years ago

    very lovely shot, Bonnie…. sounds like a fun place to sit and hang out. = )

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 5 years ago

    An absolute beauty, great capture
    jx

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