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Nature & Travel Photo of the Day, Great Blue Heron Just Dropping In – 9/18/13

Great Blue Heron Just Dropping In

Great Blue Heron Just Dropping In

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Focal Length: 500 mm
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 800
Shutter Speed: 1/1250 of a second

Rookeries are fun places to photograph.  There are terrific places to observe and photograph nest building activities, birds in flight, and birds caring for the newly hatched chicks.  In this photo, the adult Great Blue Heron returns to the nest with the chicks anxiously awaiting the return.  Unfortunately in this case, there was no food for the chicks. 
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