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I wanted to share a few images of the amazing transformation of the Black-crowned Night Heron. From juvenile form to adult form, it's hard to believe they're the same bird. Wild birds, hand-held, no cropping.

Juvenile Form. Note the gorgeous orange iris.


Immature Form. Mix of juvenile and adult feathers and iris beginning to change from orange to red.


Adult Form. Complete feather transform and iris now red.


Wide-angle views.
Juvenile:


Adult
 
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I hope you'll enjoy these! Wild birds. Hand-held, No cropping.

Snowy Egret


Brown Pelican


Mallard Duck


Western Grebe


Whimbrel (foreground) & Black Turnstone



Double-crested Cormorant


Western Gull



Merganser
 
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Hope you'll enjoy these. Wild birds, hand-held, no cropping. Some favorite side-lighting examples.

Double-crested Cormorant


Western Gull


Black-crowned Night Heron


Green Heron


Great Egret


Great Blue Heron

 
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Hello,

Here's a few of my favorite photos I hope you'll enjoy.

Snowy Egret
Nikon Coolpix P610, f/8, 1/640sec, 650.mm in 35mm, ISO 100, hand-held no cropping.



Great Blue Heron
Sony DSC-RX10 M3, f/4, 1/1600sec, 517.mm in 35mm, ISO 80, hand-held no cropping.



Brown Pelican

Canon SX50 HS, f/6.3, 1/640sec, 882.5 in 35mm, ISO 80, hand-held no cropping.

Outstanding captures!
 

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