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#1 BirdJunke

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:29 PM

I'm still relatively new, and not too good with water birds. Is this a Great Blue Heron?

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#2 Solitaire7

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:31 PM

Yes it is!

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:34 PM

Yep, with a pair of Mallards behind it.

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#4 BirdJunke

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:35 PM

Thanks! You guys are FAST and much appreciated!!!!!!
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#5 jdeitsch

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

agree with Great Blue Heron, what is behind the birds? a dam? or a waterfall?

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#6 HawkyGal

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:29 PM

agree :)

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:08 PM

It is a walking area at the Shops at Dos Lagos in Corona. I was doing my morning walk. No one is around at 7am :) Here are some photos of it and a link.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:16 PM

I'm still relatively new, and not too good with water birds. Is this a Great Blue Heron?

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I love this shot. Beautiful.. :)
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