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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Business of Nest Building

Great Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Cattle Egret
and the Black-crowned Night-Heron a couple more times.


The Snowy Egret I was unable to catch bringing home nesting material.


This is linked to World Bird Wednesday

30 comments:

  1. Great flightshots! It is a busy time for all the birds now :) Great photo of the beautiful egret too!

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  2. Great in flight shots!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  3. I love the first photo of the Great Egret, what a unique shot!

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  4. Brilliant, brilliant blue sky, wow. And the third picture is specially good with all the dimensions!

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  5. Delightful captures! Love that last shot!

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  6. Wonderful shots of the birds flying!

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  7. great job catching these nesters! so cool!

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  8. Beautiful birds to see.. the flight shots are stunning..

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  9. Amazing shots!!!
    I LOVE that first one!

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  10. Super nesting activity shots.

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  11. Cool series John!
    All of them were waiting for springtime! ;-)

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  12. Exciting shots. I am always envious of people who can capture our feathered friends in flight. These are amazing!

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  13. Great images! Here the Great Blues have gone beyond nest building and the young are starting to hatch.

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  14. A great series of all the birds with the nesting material.

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  15. Great shots. I love the last one best!

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  16. Very good flight shots! I am just getting ready to upload the photos from today - I managed to catch a Great Blue in flight...just hope they are as clear as yours! Love the nest building too...

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  17. Awesome John, your flight photography looks amazing. The egeret in the last photo is terrificly crafted. I love the way it's head is haloed by the dark branch. Knock out stuff Brother!

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  18. Oh, my~ Beautiful captures. What a wonderful opportunity. Hope you have a great week.

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  19. Oh my gosh I can't believe you got so many wonderful flight shots -- let alone with their nesting materials. Just amazing shots. I'm speechless. Thanks for sharing.

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  20. Fantastic flight shots!!!!

    Shantana

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  21. Fantastic flight shots! I love how they all have nesting material! Wonderful job with these!

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  22. These are fantastic, John!! Great flight shots & I love that they are all gathering material for their nests. A wonderful series.

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  23. Oh my such a wonderful shot with the Great Egret in flight with nesting material like you captured John. Oh and they were all doing it, 'cepting for the Snowy Egret but an equally delightful photograph. Wow you're sure getting out and about and picking up some wonderful photos!

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  24. Oh so nicely captured! Nest building is always a thrilling time of year.

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  25. You have a nice variety of nesting herons!

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  26. The photo of the great egret with the stick is amazing. Love all the photos though.

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