The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) is a large wading bird in the heron family Ardeidae, common near the shores of open water and in wetlands over most of North America and Central America as well as the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands. It is a rare vagrant to Europe, with records from Spain, the Azores, England and the Netherlands. An all-white population found only in the Caribbean and southern Florida was once treated as a separate species and known as the Great White Heron. (From Wikipedia)
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COSTANTINO (51986) 2014-02-21 8:29
Hello dear friend
an amazing shot presenting the Great Blue Heron
a large wading bird
I liked this presentation and its colors
The flying of the bird and the reflections
are almost magic perfectly executed like
a picture of painter
have a nice weekend
rychem (20099) 2014-02-21 8:30
Great! I like such reflections of flying bird's, really a great moment, perfect sharpness and lighting, compliments
rbassin (16472) 2014-02-21 8:43
C'est très beau, une photo magnifique d'un héron en vol. L'ombre et le fond de l'image dans les tons bleus sont très bien réalisés.
photoray (10547) 2014-02-21 10:03
Attractive candid of the Great Blue Heron gliding across the water and its reflection. A popular and photogenic bird in Northern California both at the ocean and inland waterways.
Thanks for sharing,
ngk (2411) 2014-02-21 10:24
Impressive picture!! Excellent snapshot, amazing colors, great sharpness and beautiful reflection !
Have a nice weekend
Silvio1953 (117027) 2014-02-21 11:46
Ciao Eleu, great capture of lovely in-flight heron, fascinating reflections, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
cornejo (28607) 2014-02-21 12:07
Eleu Hi, I like this excellent photograph of this beautiful heron in flight elegant, beautifully captured in this interesting image with good sharpness and great quality. Very good job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this nice and interesting work.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
Romano46 (16582) 2014-02-21 13:00
spesso riprendi gli uccelli e sempre con ottimi risultati.
In questa alla notevole sobrietà della composizione si unisce un panning fatto in maniera eccellente che pone a perfetto contrasto l'uccello con l'ambiente circostante.
Ottimi colori e nitidezza.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
abmdsudi (40306) 2014-02-22 8:59
You had great opportunity there and good fortune of capturing this graceful bird airborne and I am very pleased with this catch. This is stunning, the details in the wings is divine beautifully composed, exposed with sumptuous colours and contrast. Really a joy good to look at. Wonderful shot, Congrats. TFS
Sonata11 (33179) 2014-02-22 9:31
Hi Eleu,thanks for visiting and your comments. This picture is very beautiful, super capture of this pelican and the reflection. Awesome !!! I really love it a lot. Beautiful picture. All the best and have a wonderful WE,
ourania (27306) 2014-02-22 13:41
a very elegant and delightful photo, a fleeting scene you captured very skillfully. You made the most of your point of view and got a rare (in my opinion) picture of a flying bird with only water as backdrop. There's superb sharpness, depth and sense of movement conveyed both by the bird and the water. I love the shifting ripples, luminosity, transparency and tones of the water. An excellent capture, congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely weekend,
ManishaJain (291) 2014-03-10 10:28
Very nicely captured bird. The front lit portion is looking great and the reflection captured is commendable. Great sharpness and contrast