Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Your best bird shots....but they need to be in nature....no caged birds or from a zoo!
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Night Egret at repose
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One of a series of it taking off, just as it was turning. I think this image was more interesting than a bird-in-flight one.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th May, 2010 19:01 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 4th April, 2010
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 200
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