Saturday, January 05, 2013

Saturday Snapshot: Going Fishing


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While some parts of the world are shivering and wading through snowbanks, there's still plenty of fishing to be had at the Gilbert Riparian Reserve here in metropolitan Phoenix. I thought I'd show you some of the fishermen I met there one afternoon. Click on any of the photos to view them in larger sizes.


Has anyone ever seen a happy egret?


This osprey was happy with its lunch.

Then there are the fishermen who crave peace and quiet. See him?

Oops. He just came out to tell me to be quiet. Shhh!

The Great Blue Heron moved away, but he doesn't need to know about zoom lenses!

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    1. Yes... because if there were anything wrong, the fishermen wouldn't be there. :-)

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  2. Lovely photos :)

    I do enjoy the wildlife photos and envy those who have the patience and skill to snap them.

    carol
    DizzyC

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  3. I Love bird photos! These are great and as always I love the egret best!

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    1. Egrets always look so stylish, don't they?

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  4. Cute fishermen...and gorgeous fishing spots. I especially would enjoy No. 3 and 4. Very nice and isolated.

    Here's MY SATURDAY SNAPSHOT POST

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    1. That's what the heron thought, too!

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  5. Beautiful. Wish I knew more about swooping in on birds. Or wish birds would sit much closer!

    Here’s my Saturday Snapshot. I hope you will stop by! And Happy New Year!

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    1. If you can sit still long enough, they usually oblige. :-)

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  6. I love the photos, especially the one at the bottom.

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    1. That turned out a little more atmospheric than I thought it would. :-)

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  7. Beautiful! How amazing to live so close to nature!

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  8. Cathy, what amazing pictures you have! What a talent!

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  9. Cathy - Oh, you got such wonderful shots! I've always thought egrets were such gorgeous birds...

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    1. Stylish, yes-- but they always look so grumpy!

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  10. I never would have noticed the heron in the "fisherman" shot without the follow-up photos (then I knew what to look for). Fun series of photos!

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  11. Beautiful photos...you are a great photographer.

    Mine is a winter photo.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Saturday Snapshot

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  12. These are so beautiful! Lovely for you to be so close to such a beautiful place and to be such an amazing photographer.

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  13. What a variety you saw. Great shots. Here's Mine

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  14. Great photos you have there especially the zoom lens on the heron!

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  15. What incredible pictures of the birds, especially the white egret. My Snapshot is at http://goo.gl/dgFw0

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    1. The egret seems to be the favorite of the day! :-)

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  16. Those herons are so reclusive, aren't they?

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  17. Lovely fishermen! It looks like a warm day.

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  18. Lovin' this series of photos! I am particularly fond of bird photography. :D

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