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This Great Egret was great

Posted by Rick (Toronto, Canada) on 30 April 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

My home in Elora is surrounded by marsh areas that attract a lot of wildlife; this beautiful "albino" made an appearance one recent morning and I was happy to get several decent frames.

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS 1/500 second F/6.9 ISO 125 81 mm

cranes | marsh | birds | elora | ontario

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such a classic stance . . beautiful.

30 Apr 2018 5:54am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you, Ronnie.

: Helen : from is currently at home photographing in, Australia

Beautifully done! Works well with the warm background.

30 Apr 2018 6:54am

@: Helen :: Thank you. It's that time of year before Spring colours return, and thus it was nice to see this beauty in the midst of such brown blandness.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Yes a classic pose. Well captured

30 Apr 2018 9:20am

@grouser: Egret and I thank you !

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice capture

30 Apr 2018 11:32am

@Hiro: I promise, no Egrets were captured during the making of this capture ;-) (thanks, Hiro)

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Oh, what a great standout this egret makes with its pristine plumage against the tall reeds!!

30 Apr 2018 1:14pm

@Steven: Such a treat to see this big bird. My thanks !

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! Certainly elegance and grace is captured here.

30 Apr 2018 2:30pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks a lot, and for the remix as well, Ruthie.

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle photo de cette aigrette !

30 Apr 2018 3:48pm

@Martine Libouton: Merci beaucoup.

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Intéressant

30 Apr 2018 8:14pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A magnificent image! Such a beautiful bird. I love egrets and herons. I don't see them that often around where I live so when I do it is very exciting! This is a gorgeous image!

1 May 2018 12:38am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

What abeautiful Egret, indeed!! I love the green patch nesr the eyes.. This is definitely a GREAT image.
Sorry for notbeing around... in a funk lately :-(

1 May 2018 3:15am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

PS - Watched some of the candelight ceremony ladt night.. emotional...

1 May 2018 3:16am

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