American Bittern Portrait by Bill McMullen

Canvas Prints

Size:
$55.73

Sizing Information

Small 8.4" x 8.0"
Medium 12.6" x 12.0"
Large 16.8" x 16.0"
X large 21.0" x 20.0"

Features

  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching

This is one of those unforgetable wildlife encounters. Normally, Bitterns are very skittish and blend in so well with their surroundings. That all changed one April morning when I was going for a walk along an atv trail near a marshy area. I saw a large bird backlit further up the path. I managed to loop around it to see it in decent light and to my surprise it was a Bittern and began to walk toward me…Photographed in Clarence-Rockland, Ontario, Canada. Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM ,1/800s, f/5.6, iso400.

Spending time in the outdoors has always been a passion of mine. Most of my subject matter is avian but I will readily spend hours photographing almost anything else in the natural world. Currently I live near a small town, Rockland, just east of Ottawa. I work in Ottawa and so most of my photography is done in eastern Ontario. Thank you for dropping by and enjoy.

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Comments

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsalmost 5 years ago

    excellent shot Bill, you need to look into some groups to post it so others will see it

  • Bill McMullen
    Bill McMullenalmost 5 years ago

    Thanks, Michael – will do.

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 5 years ago

    This is beautiful, I have never seen one with the white feathers very nice !!

  • Bill McMullen
    Bill McMullenalmost 5 years ago

    Thanks, Karen. The white feathers are part of its mating plumage and made spotting it much easier!

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenalmost 5 years ago

  • Thanks Kylie. Great looking page :)

    – Bill McMullen

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyalmost 5 years ago

    absolutely beautiful! congratulations! you should put that picture in that group…
    http://www.redbubble.com/groups/animal-portraits

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous capture. Well deserving this feature and many more.

  • Gary Fairhead
    Gary Fairheadalmost 5 years ago

    A Super shot of this great species Bill. Congratulations on the feature and welcome to RB :-)

  • Bill McMullen
    Bill McMullenalmost 5 years ago

    Thanks very much, Kylie, eyelife, Bunny Clarke and Gary.

  • Brenda Burnett
    Brenda Burnettalmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous photo. Stunning. Brenda


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