Great Egret Lift-Off, on Longview Lake

One of a new series of views of the Longview Lake regular, a Great Egret I've only noticed this year.

Great Egret ( Ardea Alba )

  • Steve 9y

    Such beautiful birds!
  • Mim Eisenberg 9y

    They're wonderful, Wayne. I love the primary one, with it just having launched. As always, your control of light is awesome.
  • Kate Arkless Gray 9y

    This is such an amazing capture. I love it!
  • Joaquim Coelho 9y

  • readilyred 9y

    What a great shot!
  • Luca Picciau 9y

    Absolutely fantastic!
  • Nikographer 9y

    Really nice, great job. Such beauties.

    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • Joyous! 9y

    I really like the stretched-back toes.
  • bibliona 9y

    I like the detail in the bird, especially the toes that look like they helped spring him off the dock. The neck and wings are beautiful, too!
  • 0 W8ing 9y

    Thanks ALL around.. especially to those of you who haven't commented on other ones in this series.. I appreciate your appreciative comments on my fortune photos of these beautiful birds.
  • Noah 9y



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  • 0 W8ing 9y

    Thanks, Noah.. Done.. Honored and Proud.
  • Connie Lemperle 9y

    Your group of photos are just gorgeous!
  • 0 W8ing 9y

    Yours is, indeed, a fine one, Tony.. big, here.. but still a nice photo.
    Thanks to you and to lemperleconnie.
  • Gary 9y

    I bet you rEgret not having noticed this bird before. Anyhow you've made up by by complimenting the beauty of this bird with your work.
  • Peggy Collins 9y

    Wow, those are stupendous. The birds of course are beautiful all by themselves, but you've really done them justice. Even more than bring out their majesty.
  • Lumiere2005 9y

    Superb. Great shot.
  • Mohamed Masaaidh 8y

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  • 0 W8ing 8y

    Mohamed, as honorable as I assume your intentions and honorings are, I have chosen to decline all group memberships that require comments in return -- especially 5 for 1! -- as I prefer to comment and/or fave by natural discovery and esteem, instead by artificial agreement.
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    That said, I appreciate your attention and am pleased to be your new contact.
  • Kimmy 7y

    Beautiful beautiful shot.

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