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Grey Heron

Grey Heron
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Copyright: satirtha ghosh (bluesky1975) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 235] (1572)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-01-20
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-05 7:58
Viewed: 1693
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Grey Herons are widespread winter visitors as well as passage migrants but not recorded in NW & NE part of the subcontinent. Adults have yellow bill, whitish head with black head plumes. In breeding seasons, the plumage, bills & legs becomes orange/ reddish in color.

Immatures are duller in color, has dark cap with slight crest, dirty grey neck, lacks plumes & has dark legs.

Usually feeds singly, occassionally can be seen in groups. Are found near inland waterbodies, creeks, coastal waters, lakes, marshes & mangroves.

Info: Grimmett, Inskipp & Inskipp

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Hello Satirtha,
Excellent colour and sharpness.I am watching and thinking kobe erokom chobi tulte parbo!!!
Nice light on back with blurry BG.Chobita kothae tulecho?

Khub Sundor,
kind regards,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-02-05 9:12]

A top quality pic of this grey heron,i like the imprssive perfection of the details everywhere and the nice scenary in background made by its habitat,perfect exposure,details and colors.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hi Satirtha
I really like your light in this photo. It is going against your subject but lit the scene very nicely. You have however captured with you exposure very good detail in the shadow areas of the Heron. Good POV , DOV, and composition, super job.
Thanks for sharing
Best regards

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