Heron Liftoff from Rocks, out over the River Below

 
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Great Blue Heron lifts off from rocks beside the Fraser River estuary. River water below.
Think this is one of my favorite Heron shots now (that I've taken :)

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Guest - May 01, 2007 03:52 PM EDT
late thankyou, Steve, and thankyou also Janice, glad you like this one, am really happy with it also, love the orange footpads :)
Guest - May 01, 2007 02:50 PM EDT
Great shot!!
Guest - Mar 12, 2007 09:38 AM EDT
Great shot Alandra, and I can see why it would be your favourite! I'm so behind in my comments...!
Guest - Mar 10, 2007 02:37 PM EDT
sorry Alan, somehow missed your nice comments earlier! Thanks very much, glad you like the image. Breathtaking birds and flight.
Guest - Mar 10, 2007 02:36 PM EDT
thanks again, Carol. They are truly beautiful. I'll never tire of watching them.
Guest - Mar 10, 2007 06:45 AM EDT
Great capture of the beautiful bird! Carol
Guest - Mar 09, 2007 05:35 PM EDT
thanks Lorraine, yes they are very attractive birds, - think they are starting to get their breeding plumage now. I esp like the dark blue or black "tassel" coming from the top/back part of their heads. They are so clever at manoevering around, despite their huge size.
Guest - Mar 09, 2007 04:45 PM EDT
Great capture, he has quite nice colouring in the feathers, great shot.
Guest - Mar 09, 2007 02:52 PM EDT
Beautiful catch Alandra... I really like the view of the Heron's power being shown with it's rear flaps down for maximum lift. Great composition, the rocks and stuff at the bottom gives it depth. Excellent Job!!!

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