Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) by alabang, on Flickr

The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa. It is resident in the milder south and west, but many birds retreat in winter from the ice in colder regions. It has become common in summer even inside the Arctic circle along the Norwegian coast.

Source: Grey Heron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Location: Candaba, Pampanga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Settings: 1/1000 /5.6 ISO 160 800mm

Full Screen Retina Display: 500px / Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) by Paolo Dolina

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About this image.

I normally ignore Grey Herons as they tend to fly too high or perch too far. I also ignore em because I have a lot of good photos of them already.

What made me record this image is the fact that the bird was flying so low off the water. Something I yet to have.