King of the River

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Stephen Kapp

This Great Blue Heron was watching guard over the side stretch of the river on our tour of the Honey Island Swamp in Lousiana. Maybe he just didn't want to be aligator food and knew to be on the alert. In any event, he was a magnificant site. Shot was taken from the river boat with a Nikon D5000 at 300mm, ISO 1600, 1/250s, F/5.6.

Location: Honey Island Swamp, Lousiana

 

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