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The Reddish Egret is considered one of the most active herons, and is often seen on the move. It stalks its prey visually in shallow water far more actively than other herons and egrets, frequently running energetically and using the shadow of its wings to reduce glare on the water once it is in position to spear a fish, the result is a fascinating, graceful dance. Captured on Dog beach in Bonita Springs, Fl.

Canon 5D mk2
canon 400mm

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reddish egret, bird, nature, canon, florida, flying

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  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68about 3 years ago

    Oh this is great Kathy!!! Love the light and the water dripping from it’s feet :D

  • thank you so much Eva

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Janone
    Janoneabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic Capture, Kathy.!
    My compliments and FAV.!
    Jan

  • thank you so much Jan

    – kathy s gillentine

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 3 years ago

    Terrific capture Kathy

  • thank you so much

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...about 3 years ago

    lovely shot Kathy!

  • thank you so much Edyta

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallabout 3 years ago

    beautiful capture Kathy :))

  • thank you so much Trish

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Steve
    Steveabout 3 years ago

    great timing on this magnificent capture, Kathy

  • thank you so much Steve

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowabout 3 years ago

    FABULOUS capture, Kathy….. love your use of light!!!!
    Soooo detailed!!!! Perfect!!!!!
    Brenda

  • thank you so much Brenda

    – kathy s gillentine

  • NautilusBlue
    NautilusBlueabout 3 years ago

    Lovely stop action work Miss Kathy and pretty lighting ;) xoxox

  • thank you so much Miss Julie xoxox

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Kathy!

  • thank you so much Istvan

    – kathy s gillentine

  • Michael John
    Michael Johnabout 3 years ago

    Nice capture in flight Kathy

  • thank you so much Micheal

    – kathy s gillentine

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