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Taken 22-Jul-07
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Keywords:bird, nature, animal, Illinois, kayak, wildlife, paddle, aves, kayaking, Immature, Naperville, feathery, ardeidae, Green Heron, Butorides virescens, ciconiiformes, Butorides, DuPage River, SpecAnimal, AnimalKingdomElite
Photo Info

Dimensions3456 x 2304
Original file size4.35 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken22-Jul-07 18:54
Date modified23-Jul-07 09:19
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Focal length600 mm
Exposure1/60 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePartial
Green Heron (Uncropped/Immature)

Green Heron (Uncropped/Immature)

Kayed the DuPage River with my Dad. We saw a green heron fly through an opening into a flooded floodplain. We followed and were able to, over about half an hour, slowly drift right up to it. It was squawking away, but would not fly. Unfortunately, it was backlit, but it did allow for quite a few closeups. This image is not