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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Venice Rookery Egret

This capture is of a Great Egret in it's natural environment. The time of year was approaching the mating season on the west coast of Florida, so the colors in the area of the Egret's eyes are a vivid lime green. With it's tail feathers ever so slightly fanned, it made a beautiful capture standing on the tree limb.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Venice, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Barbara Chichester