October 17th, 2014 – Avian Friday: Red Heads Rule

The Reddish Egret is one of my favorite birds even though I’ve only had a couple of opportunities to photograph them. This week I found another shot of the cool bird from a SOCAL trip made several years back. This guy was wading in shallow estuary channel trying to corral unsuspecting bait fish for lunch.

Reddish Egret (Haliaeetus Leptocephalus )

Photo & Video Sharing by SmugMug

Huntington Beach, CA
500mm | 1/2500th Sec. @f/4| ISO 250

Canon 1D Mark III+ Canon EF 500/4L IS USM  

Processed with Lightroom 5, Photoshop CC, Nik ColorEfex.

To see a larger version please click on the image.

Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.

Thanks for stopping by,

JayT

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: