A View to a Kill

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  1. Digital Matt

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    This isn't the first shot I've taken of a heron catching a fish, but the first one I've caught where the fish wasn't just caught between the beak, but rather "stabbed" by the bottom beak. Pretty gruesome, but an awesome sight to behold. It's hard to see here, so I'll include a link to a 100% crop. I took about 5 photos in sequence, in which you can see the blood dripping from the fish. Heron's are fierce hunters.

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    Thanks for lookin :)
     
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    skiboarder72 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    wow very cool shot, i love the colors, too bad that piece of grass got in the way :(
     
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    Whew! That would have been hard for me to keep the presence of mind to keep shooting. Good job!
     
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    Same here Matt! Nice ones!! : )
     
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    great capture matt... :thumbup:
     
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    Great capture!! Wish the twig wasnt in the middle!!
     
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    All I can say is :thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Eric
     
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    Cool capture! And nice colors. (That's a pretty big fish it caught. Any shots of the heron trying to choke it down?)
     
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    nice shot Matt!
     
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    Thanks everyone. Yeah, the twig is unfortunate, but you can't move around too much when these guys are in the middle of hunting.
     
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    Nice work Matt.
     
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    Thanks Canoncan :)
     

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