fbpixel

Eastern Reef Egret


Posted by gregc on Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:13 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Reply to topic  
 First unread post  | 8 posts | 
Image
White morph of the Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) fishing a school of baitfish, you can see the fish churning up the water. I saw it do this a few times, it seemed to go for fish at the edge of the school each time. 

ISO1250, 378mm, f9, 1/2500, by Sony.

Click for better resolution.

Posted by:
gregc
Forum Contributor
Location: Far North Queensland
Member #:22123
Posts: 781
Joined: 20 Feb 2021

   

by paul fletcher on Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:27 pm
paul fletcher
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1822
Joined: 26 Feb 2018
Member #:02174
A fine image, Greg, with an excellent "pose", photographed here, plus the baitfish add interest to the scene, as well. Nice soft lighting, also.
 

by david fletcher on Fri Aug 12, 2022 1:48 am
User avatar
david fletcher
Moderator
Posts: 30064
Joined: 24 Sep 2004
Location: UK
Member #:00525
Love soft light Greg. Superb pose and the addition of the bait fish sets it off nicely.
Make your life spectacular!
 

by peter makuch on Fri Aug 12, 2022 7:41 am
peter makuch
Forum Contributor
Posts: 3719
Joined: 13 Jun 2014
Location: montreal
Member #:02075
I like the turning pose and that you kept the horizon line straight to show the landmark, well done GREG.
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Aug 12, 2022 3:49 pm
User avatar
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator
Posts: 69325
Joined: 22 Aug 2003
Location: Lincolnshire, UK. In tune with Nature.
Member #:00067
Beautiful capture of this behaviour, Greg! Great scene with lovely action pose and setting, and excellent detail. Wonderful frame.

Carol.
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator.


"When the power of love is greater than the love of power,
the world will know peace"....Jimi Hendrix.

NSN0067
 

by Karl Egressy on Fri Aug 12, 2022 6:28 pm
User avatar
Karl Egressy
Forum Contributor
Posts: 37447
Joined: 11 Dec 2004
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Member #:00988
Nice lancing pose captured.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat Aug 13, 2022 9:44 am
User avatar
Axel Hildebrandt
Forum Contributor
Posts: 18553
Joined: 28 Nov 2005
Location: Coopersburg, PA
I like the pose and wide crop, looks like a pretty good meal underneath the Egret.
Axel Hildebrandt
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:08 am
User avatar
Cynthia Crawford
Moderator
Posts: 18787
Joined: 10 Jun 2006
Location: Vermont
Member #:00733
Very interesting shot illustrating this behavior! Looks like an easy meal.
Cynthia (Cindy) Crawford-Moderator, Photo & Digital Art
web site: http://www.creaturekinships.net
"If I Keep a Green Bough in My Heart, the Singing Bird Will Come"  Chinese Proverb
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by:  
8 posts | 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group