Nice Catch - Wood Stork by naturalnomad

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A Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) flips a freshly caught fish into position to swallow it head first.

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, USA

Canon EOS 50D
Canon EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM + 2X teleconverter

Views: 131 as of January 29, 2011

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Comments

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesover 3 years ago

    Hahahha! You got just the right moment! Cool!

    Gabe :)

  • Thanks!

    – naturalnomad

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

    awesome capture

  • Thanks so much!

    – naturalnomad

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...over 3 years ago

    Beautiful! Great shot

  • Many thanks!

    – naturalnomad

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 3 years ago

    not just a nice catch, but a SUPERB one!!!

  • Thanks so much!

    – naturalnomad

  • Rob Lavoie
    Rob Lavoieover 3 years ago

    Nice timing

  • Thank you!

    – naturalnomad

  • Willem Hoekstra
    Willem Hoekstraover 3 years ago

    WOW wonderful, and the timing is perfect! Well done.

  • Many thanks!

    – naturalnomad

  • dedmanshootn
    dedmanshootnover 3 years ago

    great catch by you both!!

  • Thanks!

    – naturalnomad

  • Winston D. Munnings
    Winston D. Mun...over 3 years ago

    A stunning capture!

  • Thanks Winston!

    – naturalnomad

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylorover 3 years ago

    Stunning capture matey….

  • Cheers!

    – naturalnomad

  • Judi Rustage
    Judi Rustageover 3 years ago

    Well done… great capture and great timing :)

  • Thanks so much!

    – naturalnomad

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