Great Egret At Brigantine

We finally got to go to one of our favorite National Wildlife Refuges, the Brigantine Division of the Edwin B. Forsythe NWR in Oceanville NJ. On this day the wildlife was few and far between but it was still fun to get out and photograph. The cloudscapes & landscapes were Great and the Green Headed Flies were not biting as much as other visits! So it was a Great Day to be out and photograph! For this post I am using images of a Great Egret that seemed like it was posing for me instead of flying off. We did see quite a few other Great Egrets but most were far off in the distance.

Great Egret, Tamron 150-600mm @600mm, Canon R, @f/11
Great Egret, Tamron 150-600mm @600mm, Canon R, @f/11

16 Comments on “Great Egret At Brigantine

  1. Wonderful details on the feathers, Reed. It is so easy to blow out the highlights of birds that are as bright white as these Great Egrets.

    • Thanks Mike! I usually go quite a bit to the minus side of exposures on bright white birds. But with the Canon R, I do not need to go as far as my other Canon bodies. Plus the files seem to be “cleaner” overall than my other Canon bodies. Thanks again!

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