Captured this Great Egret flying around and looking for places to land, this is a small body of water and great egrets and the snowy egrets were having a feeding frenzing on a very cold day in this small area.The Great Egret is the symbol of the National Audubon Society, one of the oldest environmental organizations in North America. Audubon was founded to protect birds from being killed for their feathers. Captured at The J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, Florida.

canon 5D mk2
canon 400mm 1.4 extender focal 560mm

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bird, nature, canon, florida, flying, great egret

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  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 3 years ago

    Nice timing & capture Kathy.

  • thank you so much Warren

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Sandra Cockayne
    Sandra Cockayneover 3 years ago

    Brilliant timing and shot Kathy! Instant fave! S:)x

  • thank you very much Sandra

    – kathy s gillentine

  • snapitnc
    snapitncover 3 years ago

    thats a stunner kathy,well captured, mike

  • thank you so much Mike

    – kathy s gillentine

  • bobby1
    bobby1over 3 years ago

    Great capture!

  • thank you

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • thank you

    – kathy s gillentine

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Really fabulous Kathy- such a great body shot.

  • thanks alot Rosie

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Gouzelka
    Gouzelkaover 3 years ago

    Such elegant landing, beautiful shot dear Kathy!

  • thank you so much my friend

    – kathy s gillentine

  • © Pauline Wherrell
    © Pauline Wher...over 3 years ago

    Wow! Magnificent capture Kathy!

  • thanks so much Pauline

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Dinni H
    Dinni Hover 3 years ago

    super capture!

  • thank you very much

    – kathy s gillentine

  • haya1812
    haya1812over 3 years ago

    Just superb Image!!

  • thank you so much

    – kathy s gillentine

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