Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Watery Wednesday

White crane at the edge of the lake.
A few moments later it took off in flight.

I think it is a crane but also looked up an egret
and both pictures looked the same to me,
so I can't be sure what it is.

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  1. I don't know what it is either, but you got a wonderful picture of it taking off.

  2. ya! looks egret, so elegant with white color..

  3. Wonderful shots! LOVE them both!!!

  4. Great shots. I remember seeing Egrets when we went to Australia and yous looks the same. We don't have them in Scotland.

  5. Those are really great shots, Karen!

  6. Great photos! The second one is so serene looking.

  7. What a lovely capture - that water is so clear that I can see the rocks right below the surface. I do believe that is an egret. Nice shot of it in flight, too.

  8. Nice photos. If it was taken in the Mid-Atlantic area around Maryland it is probably a Great Egret (Ardea alba) We don't usually see Cranes in this part of the US. Even the Great Egret is a lucky find.

  9. Beautiful capture; I really like your header shot too!


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