Herons on the prowl   Leave a comment

Several herons (or egrets) made the marsh near our town beach their hunting ground today. What graceful creatures – and perfect for photographers since they tend to stand very still as they wait for unsuspecting fish to appear at their feet.

this one took off as soon as I got closer than 100 feet.

Soaring towards another feeding spot:

All shots taken with Canon EOS 7D, EF70-200mm f/2.8L
ISO 250
1/2000 sec

Posted May 28, 2012 by Lutz Braum in Animals

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