You gotta love this shot

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  1. uplander

    uplander TPF Noob!

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    You don't get oppurtunnities like this often. I shot this in the wild in a mangrove swamp off of Pelican Bay, Southwestern Fla. on the gulf.

    Look close!!!;)

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  2. Josh66

    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I count 6 of them (including mom).

    Nice photo.
    I'm surprised that the bird stuck around.
     
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    Nice shot man. did you use a zoom or were you brave enough to get up close.
     
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    I was about to say I can count 7 including mum - but then I noticed one was a reflection ;)!
    bird has a "are those real?" look to it ;) - definatly a rare shot - and a daft birdbrain ;)
     
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    Thanks and a shameless bump:sexywink:
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Even with zoom (exif says 200mm), that's a lot closer than I would want to be!
     
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    I was less than 10 meters away:mrgreen:

    No guts no glory.

    Birds and I myself don't move untill the gator submerges... then everyone just slinks away real cautiously:er:
     
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    That's an awesome shot!!

    I love chance shots that you couldn't just go out and take if you wanted to.
     
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    Nothing to worry about. It'd eat the bird before it set it's sights on you.
     
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    Awesome shot.
     
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    great shot
    some balls you have : )
    Glad you and the bird got out fine hehe
     
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    Brilliant pic.
    Your guts are commendable. :)
     

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