Wichita Snowy Egret & More! (31 August 2013)
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About This Shoot
Date: 31 August 2013
Location: Arkansas River/Sim Park, Wichita, KS (morning). Cheyenne Bottoms & Quivira NWR (late day)
Shoot Type: Wildlife
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This was quite the productive day of wildlife photography. I started the morning out in Wichita photographing a lone Snowy Egret (√) in excellent morning light along the Arkansas River at Sim Park. After running some errands in town, I left for Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira. At Cheyenne Bottoms, I photographed Forster's Tern (√), Cattle Egret (√), White-faced Ibis, Snowy Egret (√), Ruddy Duck. At Quivira species photographed were American Avocet, Double-crested Cormorant, Wilson's Phalarope, American Pelican, Great Egret (√), Stilt Sandpiper (√), Barn Swallow, Killdeer, Blue-winged Teal, Least Sandpiper (√), Killdeer (√), Snowy Egret, Great Egret, White-faced Ibis.

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31 August 2013

Wichita Snowy Egret & More!


Sun, 01 Dec 2013 22:20:16 -0600
-Snowy Strut- A Snowy Egret was walking casually with a sort of strut on a late August morning in Wichita, KS. 31 August 2013
  
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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:12:42 -0500
Great Egret fishing image series (8 images) at Quivira NWR. 31 August 2013

Man, I'm starving! There's gotta be something close by...

Ooh, I think I spotted a candidate...

Dunk.. Splash...

I think I got it...

Yep, got it!

This is what I'm talkin' about...

Gotta get you positioned just right for the big swallow...

(moments later) Can someone please pass the TUMS?
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Sun, 01 Sep 2013 10:08:20 -0500
Forster's Terns behavorial action at Cheyenne Bottoms. 31 August 2013
  
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