Tricolored Heron Nest With Eggs

I have not posted recently because we were traveling to a variety of spots for a photography vacation. The featured image is a Tricolored Heron Nest in a rookery at one of our stops. The image is a 2 image panorama @ 600mm and I did not want to zoom out to get it all in so I went with 2 handheld shots to assemble for the final image. I also wanted to show a little more to the right & left around the nest. It was an interesting spot to photograph with a wide variety of nesting birds with probably over 100 nests throughout the rookery. I was trying out a 150-600mm lens and it seemed to work extremely well with a Canon R mirrorless camera body. Especially with the White birds in bright sunlight, all types of Egrets, Herons & Wood Storks, etc. The Canon R did not blow out any of the highlights and had amazing detail in the “whites”. It especially worked well with the fine feathery Breeding Plumage

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Tricolored Heron Eggs in Nest

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Another single image from a 2 image series showing nest, but cutting off right bill. 2nd image would show more to the right background.

 

12 Comments on “Tricolored Heron Nest With Eggs

    • Yes! The birds seemed to be use to photographers and some would land right next to you. The nests were scattered in the bushes and trees, many quite close. Others were more in the tree tops. It was a fun place to photograph!

    • Thanks Donna! It was an amazing place to photograph nesting birds! There were so many nests and birds it was hard to take it all in.

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