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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 24 October 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

This finishes up the Eastern Oregon series.

NIKON D700 1/500 second F/11.0 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5*****

24 Oct 2013 5:12am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A few million years of practice make this look so easy !

24 Oct 2013 7:06am (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent! . Very very great shot!

24 Oct 2013 7:19am

jean pierre from paris, France

un bel "atterrissage" avec "aéro frein" déployés!! magnifique prise!! amitiés

24 Oct 2013 7:29am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


24 Oct 2013 7:42am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Lovely capture, well composed with the reflection.

24 Oct 2013 7:42am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendide avec le reflet. Magnifique cliché. Bonne journée. *****

24 Oct 2013 7:57am

Basile Pesso from Spain


24 Oct 2013 8:15am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Looks like he's about to land on his tail feathers, I really like the heat haze in the background also.

24 Oct 2013 9:36am

franz from Baden, Austria

perfect capture of "less-than-elegant" moment ... ;-)

24 Oct 2013 10:18am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

In the right time !

24 Oct 2013 10:23am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, fabulous catch just as the bird is about to land. Love that reflection!

24 Oct 2013 11:02am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

great moment to end a series, BRAVO

24 Oct 2013 12:07pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Great action shot! Nicely composed.

24 Oct 2013 12:38pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

cool action frame and reflections

24 Oct 2013 12:39pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Looks like he has his air brakes fully deployed here Jack! ;-))

24 Oct 2013 1:12pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Fantastic shot and beautiful action! Gorgeous reflection!

24 Oct 2013 1:56pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

quel bel oiseau blanc et iamge les ailes ouverte dans ce doux tapis d'herbes.
Belle soirée

24 Oct 2013 2:51pm

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful reflections Jack and egret also

24 Oct 2013 3:02pm

MAMYNI from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Tip top!
Very nice shot!

24 Oct 2013 3:31pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine capture of this bird with legs extended forward in anticipation of impact. It would be fun to see him execute a landing! :-)

24 Oct 2013 3:42pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent timing to capture this!! Great reflection as well.

24 Oct 2013 5:50pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Fantastic capture with such fantastic symmetric effect.

24 Oct 2013 5:53pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning - the light and the reflections are superb

24 Oct 2013 6:23pm

Paleblue Photography from St. Catharines, Canada

This is just so wonderful. Great capture. The light and reflections are perfect and you can almost hear him putting on the brakes. Well done Jack!

24 Oct 2013 6:57pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Landing as gracefully as a ballerina;)

24 Oct 2013 7:02pm

tce76 from saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Une saisie extraordinaire.
C'est impressionnant

24 Oct 2013 7:35pm

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Super!!! très bien vu avec le reflet!! j'aime++++++

24 Oct 2013 7:43pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful composition, colors, lights & reflections!
Amazing & lovely!

24 Oct 2013 8:19pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Graceful landing. Love the reflection.

24 Oct 2013 10:04pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic timing John!!! Amazing capture ! Love this :)

25 Oct 2013 12:03am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Excellent capture of this landing bird ... the contrasts of color and the reflection are really beautiful !!!

25 Oct 2013 12:03am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Whoa Jack! This is brilliant ! Bravo...:-)

25 Oct 2013 12:26am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Perfect! Couldn't be better.

25 Oct 2013 3:53am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe par ce reflet les ailes

25 Oct 2013 7:58am

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Great reflexion !

25 Oct 2013 10:43pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice timing.

26 Oct 2013 4:49am

Marie from FRESNES, France

magnifique prise !

1 Nov 2013 2:03pm

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