Yellow-crowned night-heron

By: Jill Finger

May 24 2011

Category: Uncategorized

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Aperture:f/7.1
Focal Length:300mm
ISO:800
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS

This past Sunday Wes and I traveled to Queens to visit Corey, Daisy and Desi.  After a quick trip into Ikea and a delicious lunch of Desi food (food from southern Asia) we went to the Town of Hempstead LI, Marine Nature Study area. Wes and I had never birded a salt marsh so every bird we saw was a new experience.  I finally saw a  Greater Yellowlegs, but was too far away to get a good picture. Ditto on the Glossy Ibis, the Black-crowned night-heron and the Oystercatcher.   However, that was not the case with the Yellow-crowned night-heron, who obligingly posed for pictures.

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