Feed Me!

Today’s post comes from my February trip to Florida. One of my favorite shooting spots is the Venice Rookery. Today I’m featuring an active Great Blue Heron nest, located at the rookery.

Today’s images were taken early on, during my 2-day photo shoot here. In this nest, there are 3 “cute” nestlings:

Nesting Great Blue Herons

Nesting Great Blue Herons

Nesting Great Blue Herons

Nesting Great Blue Herons

In upcoming posts, I’ll share more of this heron family, including some of the typical behaviors often seen at an active nest.

 

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D Mark 2 body
  • Canon 500mm, f/4 IS lens
  • Bogen 3221 tripod, with Wemberly gimball head
  • ISO 1250 and ISO 2000
  • Aperture f/5.6
  • Shutter 1/30 sec. to 1/80 sec.

 

 

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Posted in 2020, Bird Photography, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Travel Photography
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