A big year - birds 2018

Challenge #66 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by gidgetto.
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Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
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An American Great Egret in my yard. He spent several minutes waiting for something, then thrust his beak into the bushes, coming out with this lizard, which he swallowed in one gulp.
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Submitted: Sunday, 3rd June, 2018 19:56 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 3rd June, 2018
Focal length: 110 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 100
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