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    Default Cattle Egret... prime breeding plumage and colors

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    I captured this image last Thursday morning at the rookery in the alligator breeding pond in Gatorland, Orlando, Florida. Comments and critique welcomed and appreciated. Thank you for viewing.

    Nikon D500
    Nikon 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6 VRII AF-S ED image captured at 350mm
    1/2500 F/8 Matrix Metering EV 0 ISO 720 Auto 1 WB, camera supported by a monopod
    Post processed in Lightroom Classic CC, Photoshop CC 2019 and Neat Image for noise reduction
    Cropped slightly for composition and presentation
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    Very nice. That is one fancy looking bird. Great background on this one.

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    Joseph, you've done it again. You are a bird whisperer. No nits here. TFS

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    Great details, exposure, and BG. Love the eye and the 'hairdo'. TFS

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    Another classic Gatorland shot joe - i really must go there next time I'm your side of the pond. Perfect head angle shows off the hair-do perfectly, nice light

    Mike

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    Yes to another classic. Well done on the whites and the BKGR.

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    Thanks everyone for viewing and commenting, very much appreciated.
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