The Great Egret (Ardea alba) also known as Common Egret, Large Egret or Great White Heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world, in southern Europe it is rather localized. In North America it is more widely distributed, and it is ubiquitous across the Sun Belt of the United States and in the Neotropics. The Old World population is often referred to as the Great White Egret. This species is sometimes confused with the Great White Heron of the Caribbean, which is a white morph of the closely related Great Blue Heron (A. herodias). (From Wikipedia)
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yquem46 (38750) 2013-10-01 8:32
An excellent quality shot with a top notch sharpness and a perfect mirror effect
have a nice day, bravo
Romano46 (18472) 2013-10-01 8:42
una splendida immagine sia per il soggetto che per l'eccellenza della ripresa che evidenzia nitidezza, un eccellente contrasto e colori molto delicati.
Il riflesso inoltre aiuta a creare una composizione impeccabile che merita di essere elogiata .
Ciao e buona serata
serp2000 (42220) 2013-10-01 8:51
I see an aviation grips you, excellent capture of another flying object. Perfect timing shot. Outstanding reflection, I like to take photos of this graceful bird too. Very precious pose, well seen.
Greetings from NYC!
cornejo (36447) 2013-10-01 9:09
Hello Eleu, excellent photography of this white heron and perfect reflection, (as in a parallel universe), very well captured in this beautiful and interesting picture, with excellent sharpness, nice color and light. Very good and nice job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good day and happy week.
All the best from southern Spain.
gervaso (12336) 2013-10-01 9:24
The water looks like a perfect mirror, and you got the bird in a perfect position! The composition is perfect without other elements to disturb this beautiful bird! Wonderful job!
jemaflor (90107) 2013-10-01 11:33
Bravo ! Excellent result with this double view, perfect watermirror, well seen and taken.
Silvio1953 (131778) 2013-10-01 11:41
Ciao Eleu, great capture of lovely Great egret in fanmtastic fly, fascinating reflection, perfect focus, wonderful natural colors, fine details, excellent sharpness and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
pyffepa (625) 2013-10-01 11:50
Gorgeous, just a gorgeous picture.
Few to add about that very sharpen photograph.
The title is very explicit.
Maybe a black frame to extract the picture out of the background of the html page.
mesutilgim (89762) 2013-10-01 11:53
Amazing capture with perfect pov and layout. Very nice reflection.
A perfect competitor to your metal winged birds !
TFS and best regards
rbassin (20318) 2013-10-01 11:53
une magnifique prise de vue, couleur, relflet et netteté sont parfaitement gérés.
Hansaphotos (7495) 2013-10-01 12:17
Truly a beautiful capture this, and a well chosen title to accompany. Bravo! TFS.
Best regards, Erling
tatadalou (7305) 2013-10-01 13:06
You're really the specialist of all that can fly ! I'm admirative to whom succed to catch animals in movement. Here, the light, the focus and the reflection make a great pic.
photoray (13719) 2013-10-01 14:30
Excellent 'Doppelganger' view of the White Egret in flight with wings spread, gliding across the water.
I cannot recall ever seeing Egrets in the Las Vegas area.
Sonata11 (33697) 2013-10-01 20:29
this striking beautiful snapshot. Perfectly well done and extremely beautiful reflection. Awesome !!!!
holmertz (45936) 2013-10-02 0:51
Whatever it's called this is a beautiful bird and you have captured it in a perfect position which makes the most of its natural elegance and grace. The reflection creates a wonderful effect of opposing diagonals with slightly different tones.
Cricri (112089) 2013-10-02 9:51
Formidable capture, d'une netteté incroyable avec un effet de miroir excellent, magnifique
ChrisJ (105551) 2013-10-02 9:58
A simple minimalist composition but a powerful one with good symmetry of the lone bird in flight and its superb reflection. Excellent sharpness, density, and graphism with excellent color and saturation. I may have cropped a little at left so it is directly over the 1/3 axis. Tfs!
fabbs99 (16819) 2013-10-02 23:40
That looks like a magical flight for the birds.Great focus.Excellent photography.TFS.
annjackman (21053) 2013-10-03 8:47
This is very beautiful. I love the way that there is plenty of negative space so that we can really enjoy this lovely bird and its immaculate mirrored reflection.
KInd Regards, Ann
Gigidusud (18243) 2013-10-03 13:49
Spectacular shot! Splendid this bird in flight with its reflection in the water. You're really the specialist of all that can fly!
abmdsudi (47646) 2013-10-05 10:08
An impressive wildlife and the mirror reflection holds the attention. You managed to get a good detail of the flying bird as the sunshine brightens up and pick out some of the colours while darker water accentuates its contrast perfectly. A delightful little fella stunningly stands out against the background for all to sit back and admire. Congrats.