Borran's Nature Photography: The Grey Heron (Ardea Cinerea)

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This is a Grey heron, it likes to eat fish and usually builds nests high in trees.
About 20 years ago, this bird was quite unusual i Finland, just over 100 pairs. Nowadays they are common, especially in Southern Finland.
Where I live, I've seen them quite often. There is a lake nearby where they seem to thrive.
This particular heron flew right over me and landed on a rock nearby. It stood there for a long time and just enjoyed the sun.
Here are some pictures I took that day.

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Aperturef/6.5
Shutter Speed1/160 sec
ISO100

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Aperturef/5.0
Shutter Speed1/2000sec
ISO400

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I know, the Heron's face is overexposed. But I don't have Lightroom right now, so I can't fix it.

Aperturef/5.6
Shutter Speed1/1600 sec
ISO400

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Aperturef/6.5
Shutter Speed1/800 sec
ISO400

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Aperturef/6.3
Shutter Speed1/160 sec
ISO100

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Shot with: Nikon Coolpix P900/Nikkor 83X Wide Optical Zoom 4.3-357mm f/2.8-6.5.


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Thank you!

The bird is beautiful and the surrounding nature is really nice. Great capture! ;)

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