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Poor Great Blue

Postby Spider » Feb 28, 2009 3:27 pm

I took this photo of the regal, proud Great Blue Heron and I walked away.

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As I got past his location he decided to fly off. I heard crash, splash, crash crash. I looked back to see him take a nose dive into the water! He got his feet tangled in the vegitation you see in the first shot. He did manage to get into the air, did a half circle and landed back to the spot where I stood to get the first shot. I snuck back to get this shot:

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Shaking the water off, lol.

And back to normal. :lol:

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I feel bad for him, but it was pretty funny! Kind of like when the cat does something stupid and trys to save face. :lol:
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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby eastwood2007 » Feb 28, 2009 3:55 pm

Looks like he ended up okay! :lol:

I was worried you were going to get a shot of an alligator in the same frame... :eek:

Nice photos, BTW!
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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby Spider » Feb 28, 2009 4:16 pm

Oh, the alligator was at the other end of the lake. :lol: He was the photo before the heron, lol.

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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby nanny_56 » Feb 28, 2009 10:26 pm

[quote="Spider"]Oh, the alligator was at the other end of the lake. :lol: He was the photo before the heron, lol.

OMG...you crack me up!!!! :lol:

Nice pic of the heron...the first one!
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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby Dusty » Mar 02, 2009 12:16 pm

That's just too :cool: I see Great Blue Heron's, even in my yard, but I have never seen an alligator.
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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby JaneG » Mar 02, 2009 3:38 pm

Laughing my butt off . . . that's funny to read and even funnier when you see the second picture!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby Spider » Mar 02, 2009 7:24 pm

Lol, thanks guys! I love the second picture, even with the head blurry, the body feathers came out nice and you can see the droplets hit the water. I just wish he had decided to go before I left the first spot! That would have been a great sequence for the continuous feature on the camera!
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Re: Poor Great Blue

Postby Linda P » Mar 10, 2009 10:07 am

Great photo story!
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