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Hungry Egret Chicks
Photo By George Ritchey

  • Title: Hungry Egret Chicks
  • State/Province/Region: Louisiana
  • Country: United States
  • Nearest Area: Caminada Pass, Gulf of Mexico
  • Nearest Town: Grand Isle,
  • Brief Directions: 100road miles due south of New Orleans
  • Notes: This was one shot of a 120 day study I completed capturing mate selection, nest building egglaying hatching then the fledging of the juveniles
  • Best Season: Spring
  • Description: This Was shot in a Rookery on the SW end o Grand Isle almost in the Pas at Caminada. This adult was digesting food for regurgitation to the chicks Approx 5000 nests of 7 species of birds in this single Rookery
  • Gear: Sony Alpha 700, wuith Minolta 600 f 4.0, lens, 2x teleextender on Gitzo11325 tripod with arca Swiss Ballhead and mounted on a 6ft alum. stepladder anchored in the sand.
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