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Black heron

Egretta ardesiaca

Description:

I was very lucky to spot this black heron fishing. Enjoy the video!

Notes:

Austin Roberts bird sanctuary

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41 Comments (1–25)

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 5 years ago

amazing

staccyh
staccyh 5 years ago

Thanks a lot Fred, it was great to see it in action! :)

FredLuizRomeiro
FredLuizRomeiro 5 years ago

Beautiful! Wonderful photos and video. Congratulations!

staccyh
staccyh 5 years ago

Wow, thanks for voting me into the top 10 :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Staccyh, your intriguing Black Heron has made the top 10 bird spottings in the '2015 Best Wildlife Photo' mission! Rangers are voting on the top 10 bird spottings, and the top 3 will be announced on February 1st. The top 3 spottings will be commented on here on the site, but make sure you keep a look out on our Facebook app page for the announcement as well! Congratulations on making the top 10! https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah

staccyh
staccyh 6 years ago

I think it's a Blacksmith lapwing Desmond.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

What is the small plover that appears in the bottom right corner about half way through the video?

staccyh
staccyh 6 years ago

Thanks Karen, sunny and beaker! :)

beaker98
beaker98 6 years ago

Belated congrats staccyh! Amazing spotting!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 6 years ago

beautiful bird!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Incredible spotting staccyh... Congrats..

staccyh
staccyh 6 years ago

Thanks so much Antonio, Desmond, venus and Frederic!

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 6 years ago

Congratulations! For the SOTD, the pics and the video! :)

Congrats again on the well deserved SOTD

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 6 years ago

Congratulations, stacy, great video as well!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

Congrats On SOTD! You Totally Deserved It!

staccyh
staccyh 6 years ago

Thank you Tiz (Im also in a cold country at the moment! Boo!), shekainah d. alaban and Karan!

Karan Raghwa
Karan Raghwa 6 years ago

Great shot...Congrats

very beautiful docu.

Tiz
Tiz 6 years ago

Congratulations Staccyh. A great combination of beautiful shots and interesting behavior caught on cam :) Have a great day!
// Tiz in a frozen world :P

staccyh
staccyh 6 years ago

Wow! Thanks for voting this beautiful bird as sotd. Much appreciated and thanks Mark and kd for the nice comments! :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Yes well deserved. Congrats.

kdpicturemaker
kdpicturemaker 6 years ago

Beautiful! What a wonderful series of poses to capture.

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Congratulations! This wonderful photos series and the accompanying video have been selected as Spotting of the Day! What a beautiful bird and what an effective fishing technique. We're excited that you were able to witness this in person and thanks for sharing your experience.

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1177371
1177371 6 years ago

congrates on the new catch

staccyh
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staccyh

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 23, 2015
Submitted on Jan 23, 2015

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