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purple gallinule

Porphyrio martinica

Notes:

i was out at wakodahatchee shooting with a bunch of pros when this guy literally popped out of no where and snagged the flower thats in his beak then he flew. i shot almost completely blind knowing that it was futile and the shot would probably suck but when i was looking i found this one and freaked out!



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32 Comments (1–25)

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 4 years ago

Gorgeous! Awesome shot!

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 5 years ago

thank you guys for all the comments i was in everglades national park and did not have wifi during the past four days it was such a great surprise to find this photo became so popular thanks guys soooo much!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 5 years ago

congratulations, very nice :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

I'd be freaking out too!! An exceptionally awesome shot. Congrats on your SOTD, Jamie.

Tom15
Tom15 5 years ago

Congratulations, what a great shot!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 5 years ago

Beautiful!

ClarissaJeannette
ClarissaJeannette 5 years ago

Prettiest gallinue I've ever seen.

Congratulations ~ A beautiful capture and great timing ! :)

Congratulations Jamie on this SOTD!

Congratulations on the SOTD!! Well deserved, jamiewgoodspeed.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 5 years ago

Very nice!!

patty
patty 5 years ago

Magnificent bird and wonderful spotting Jamie!!! Congratualtions!! =)

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

nice shot!! Congratulations Jamie!!!!

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 5 years ago

Congratulations Jamie on your SOTD

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

amazing click Jamie... Congrats .....

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

nice shot !! Congratulations Jamie..

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Well done Jamie- brilliant shot ! you must have been thrilled. Congratulations on the SOTD !!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Congratulations Jamie!

kdpicturemaker
kdpicturemaker 5 years ago

Beautiful image! Well done!

Congratulations Jamie !

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations Jamie!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Congrats Jamie!!!! A great spotting indeed!!

ErikG.H.Meade
ErikG.H.Meade 5 years ago

Practice makes perfect. Love this shot!

Yasser
Yasser 5 years ago

Jamie, congratulations on your very first Spotting of the Day! What an incredible shot of a beautiful bird! I'm expecting this to be the first of many SoTD honors. Congrats again and we're looking forward to seeing more of your sensational shots!

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Gorgeous !

Florida, USA

Lat: 26.48, Long: -80.14

Spotted on Mar 14, 2014
Submitted on Mar 14, 2014

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