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What's this Heron eating?
Posted By: pingflood, 11-15-2009, 11:50 AM

Looks like some sort of eel? Wiggling like crazy. Sorry for the bad light.




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Yep, an eel. Herons love them!
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What environment did you find it? Salt water estuary, fresh water pond, stream, etc.
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What environment did you find it? Salt water estuary, fresh water pond, stream, etc.
Fresh water (probably brackish, since it's around 50 yards from the beach).

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A rare find. Good capture despite the harsh lighting.
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I had to be generous with "fill light"
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Buddy, I feel for you on the lighting. Been there and know what it is like! Cheers JIM
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Nice images, thanks for posting them. Herons are not the only ones that love eel, smoked eel, mmmmmhh.

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Nice images, thanks for posting them. Herons are not the only ones that love eel, smoked eel, mmmmmhh.
Unagi! Yum yum yum!
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Sushi! Good images despite the harsh lighting. You did hold the whites in #1.
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