A Great blue heron (Ardea herodias) quickly steps away from the water to savor freshly caught catfish from the safety of dry land.
August 27 2013, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord, Massachusetts USA
Canon EOS 40D with Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens
Focal length 260mm, 1/250 sec at f/5.6, ISO 100
Manfrotto 190CX3 tripod with Arcatech ballhead