A big year - birds 2018

Challenge #77 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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Great blue heron
by jeffpix
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Bosque del Apache, near Socorro, New Mexico
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Submitted: Saturday, 29th December, 2018 04:49 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 22nd December, 2018
Focal length: 210 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 80
Notes: GreatBlueHeron_Bosque_del_Apache_ResizedSmall_2048_PC222915_Dec 22 2018
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