Viera Wetlands ,,,,

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  1. EricD

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    Went out to Viera for a little R&R only to find it cold, cloudy and windy as hell!! Still managed to find some things to photograph.......



    1 Male Ring Neck Duck
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    2 Female Ring Neck Ducks
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    3 Juvi Caracara
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    5 Glossy Ibis
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    6 Green Heron
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    7 Blue Wing Teals
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    8 Young alligator crossing the dirt road in front of me.......
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    9 anhinga with fish.....
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    10 Male Hooded Merganser
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    11 Male Shoveler
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    12 Shoveler couple......
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    13 Tri-Color Heron....
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    14 Robins
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    15 Adult Caracara
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    Those are fantastic. What kind of ibis is that?

    Caracaras are cool looking birds. I saw one in Ecuador once.
     
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    White-faced Ibis?




    What a great selection Eric! :thumbup:
     
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    Sorry,I thought I named them all. Glossy Ibis
     
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    Great series ,would love to have Viera near me i would be there all the time.
     
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    Well if that isn't an understatement, I don't know what is!What a lovely series of photos. I especially like 3, 5, 8, 9, and 13. Thanks for sharing these.
     
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    Awesome shots as usual Eric.

    What is the raptor in the last shot? I don't think I've ever seen that bird before.
     
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    A crested caracara?
     
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    So sorry for not labeling the photos. I usually d but it was late last night.
    Last shot is one of the Adult Caracara's to the Juveniles in pic's #3 & #4
     
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    14 is my favourite. Another great set.

    D300 with TC 1.4 200-400 Vr f4. Again?
     
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    yes indeed...my favorite set up of all my lenses!
     
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    Very cool.....

    How are those alligators, are they fight, or flight?
     

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