Birding (No BIF)

Challenge #12 in the Human Awareness series. Hosted by Kokeen4231.
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This challenge is dedicated to pictures of birds not in flight. The aim is to find out who has the best stealth to capture birds when they are still. One or more birds can be present.
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Crawfish on the half-shell…Night Heron
by LTZ470
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This Night Heron was fishing in the shallows catching crawfish and then he/she would beat them on the ground until they were stunned and the pincers were removed, then swallow them whole…after a few minutes it would regurgitate the shell up minus the contents…awesome birds...
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Submitted: Saturday, 9th March, 2013 17:08 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 27th August, 2011
Focal length: 108 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
Notes: FZ200 f/2.8 600mm EFL off tripod and fluid ball…never would have gotten this shot without the f/2.8 at 600mm EFL...
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