Holy Mackerel!

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    Great Blue Heron ~ (Ardea herodias)

    A great blue heron cruises by with an Atlantic Spanish mackerel at first light. It's amazing the variety that these large hunters have in their diet. This was the first time I had seen one with this particular saltwater fish.

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    1. shimmeringenergy 21 months ago | reply

      Wow! Incredible capture for both you and the Great Blue Heron!

    2. PETEJLB 21 months ago | reply

      Real beauty Pete

    3. Räi 21 months ago | reply

      Wow superbly done and great timing

    4. J.A. Wiles 21 months ago | reply

      Great timing

    5. Carol Huffman 21 months ago | reply

      Whoa....what a shot! The lighting is gorgeous as well!

    6. Simonsnapz 21 months ago | reply

      Looks like a very nasty shock for the Mackerel, Peter.Those Herons must be really , really big.

    7. kibupo 21 months ago | reply

      Every picture I see from you are stunning. 👍👍

    8. Daniel.Dupont 21 months ago | reply

      Fantastic close up with a lot of details great job Peter and Hourra for the D500 !!!

    9. adhesive fish [deleted] 21 months ago | reply

    10. Don's Photostream 21 months ago | reply

      Outstanding Capture... I Tip My Hat !!!!!

    11. Bert CR 21 months ago | reply

      Terrific capture! Its amazing what these birds can get down their throats

    12. Ann and Chris 20 months ago | reply

      Wow! Fantastic image!

    13. pamior 20 months ago | reply

      just amazing

    14. antoniovillaprado 20 months ago | reply

      Genial!!!! Felicitaciones

    15. paulward972 12 months ago | reply

      Stunning Shot !!

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