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Thursday, 19 September 2013

Grey Heron stalking (Ardea cinerea)

Grey herons are unmistakeable: tall, with long legs, a long beak and grey, black and white feathering. They can stand with their neck stretched out, looking for food, or hunched down with their neck bent over their chest.





45 comments:

  1. I have only spotted a few Herons in my life and I have loved it each time! Great captures.

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  2. You have inspired me to try and improve my gray heron photos which are 1/10the as good as yours!

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  3. Wow he is wonderful ! Proud and élegant.
    Thank you Bob !
    Cheers !

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  4. A few very good photo's Bob..... nice sharpness.

    greetings, Joop

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  5. je hebt hem er wel heel mooi opstaan.Bob.

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  6. Bob, imposante Vögel. Ein herrliches Gefieder.
    Danke für die tollen Fotos.
    Einen schönene Resttag wünscht Dir
    Irmi

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  7. Crackers Bob, looks like you are in the water with it.

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  8. Splendid photos! Such detail, and I like the light.

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  9. He is spectacular, Bob! I love grey herons--I've been sadly lucky enough to hold one in my arms--an injured bird. I love seeing your photos of birds and wildlife, in the wild!

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  10. Amazingly detailed captures, Bob!

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  11. He seems to be very cautious!
    Great shots!

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  12. These are exceptional images Bob, what a stunning bird and they look so much like our Great Blue Herons also~

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  13. this heron is beautiful with its grey (silver) feathers !

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  14. BOB coucou il est sublime ton héron j'adore aussi les observer bisou

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  15. Beautiful photos!
    Greetings, RW & SK

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  16. This is a wonderful, beautiful images.

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  17. HI Bob Wonderful shots of this stately bird. The last shot is outstanding in sharpness.

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  18. Bob, tremendous shots! They certainly are handsome birds. Very similar to our Great Blue Heron!

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  19. Fine fellow! My herons say "aloha, cousin"

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  20. Amazing captures Bob!!!
    Great shots!!!Heron is a beautiful bird!!!
    Cheers...(i love to hear songs with Scottish pipes!!!)
    Dimi...

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    1. The song from Northern England, but it is like the like Scottish bagpipes.

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  21. Cuatro notables y detalladas fotografías de esta garza. Un abrazo,

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  22. Bob, beautiful images of the Heron!

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  23. This is a wonderful, great picture.

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  24. Buenos disparos a esa Garza gris, Bob.

    Saludos.

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  25. What a handsome bird.. so similar to our Great Blue heron. Fine pics.

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  26. THAT FOREST is really magic, like you and your camera !
    ciao dear Bob, have a nice week end

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  27. Hi Bob,
    Beautiful pictures of this blue heron.
    Well photographed.

    Greetings Irma

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  28. Beautifully coloured in grey dress lol
    Bob~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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  29. Fantastic shots of the bird!!! looking in cool mind..

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  30. what gorgeous series of a handsome bird!

    great work bob!:))

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  31. Hi Bob

    I'm back again!! and your shot's of the beautiful nature are always gorgeous!!

    groetjes
    marieke

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  32. I can feel your patience in taking those great photos of a special and pretty bird!
    Have a good weekend Bob! :-)

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  33. Wow, this is beautiful Bob.
    Wonderful to see.


    Gr. Tinie

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  34. Hello Bob!
    Magnificent photos of this ardea!
    He is superbe! He seems happy in this environment!
    Cheers, enjoy your sunday!

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  35. Beautiful sharp shots of this heron; I love to see it in the water like this.

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