If you can find a great blue heron rookery in your area it is worth checking it out.
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The scissor-tailed flycatcher, also known as the Texas bird-of-paradise and swallow-tailed flycatcher, is a long-tailed bird of the genus Tyrannus, whose members are collectively referred to as kingbirds. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Tyrannus forficatus
Did you know: Scissor-tailed flycatcher has grey head and back, white throat and belly, dark brown wings with white edges and salmon-pink flanks, lateral sides of the body and bottom parts of wings.softschools.com
The great egret, also known as the common egret, large egret or great white egret or great white heron is a large, widely-distributed egret, with four subspecies found in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and southern Europe. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Ardea alba
Mass: 1.5 – 3.3 lbs (Adult)
Wingspan: 4.3 – 5.6 ft. (Adult)
Length: 2.6 – 3.4 ft. (Adult)
Did you know: The Great Egret (also known as the Common Egret) is a large wading bird found worldwide.
I photographed this family of bald eagles in Maine on a recent trip. They were pretty far away so I don't have any stunning shots but still they are fun to look at. Some were shot with the Canon 100-400 mm lens while others were shot with a GH4 and a Cannon 400 mm f/5.6 with a 2x teleconverter.
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