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Animalblog for January 16, 2012 (53 of 66) <<-first last->> slideshow <-previous next->
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) (428 views)
Leon, Nicaragua
(Photo posted Monday 16 January, 2012)

(Photo taken 08:04:17 Thursday 17 November, 2011)

© 2012 Terry Costales
Creative Commons License

A snowy egret external link walking the beach with a black vulture in the background.

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(54 of 66) This Mangrove Swallow was nicely posed for me as our boat went by.
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(55 of 66) In León we saw Kiskadees on the roofs of buildings but I was happier to see one perched in the mangroves.
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(56 of 66) A Turkey Vulture taking a morning stroll on the beach.
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(57 of 66) The osprey found the fishing good that day.
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(58 of 66) The white head identifies this magnificent frigatebird as a juvenile. The head becomes all black as it matures.
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(59 of 66) A close-up of one of the black vultures on the beach.
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(60 of 66) There were these grackles in every town and city we visited. This one was on the roof of a building across from our hotel.
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(61 of 66) A Great Egret strutted by a small flock of Black Vultures on the beach.
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(62 of 66) A yellow warbler early in the morning catching insects on the hotel roof.
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(63 of 66) There were many of these beautiful orchids growing at the top of the volcano.
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(64 of 66) Kaela takes a photo of the orchid locally called Spanish Flag.
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(65 of 66) This tree appeared threatening but kept its distance as we passed by.
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(66 of 66) Yellow Warblers were seen by us everywhere we visited in Nicaragua. This one had his back to me but I love the composition of the photo. Not every good bird picture is a good picture of the bird.
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(1 of 66) As we walked around Charco Verde we came across a large troop of Howler Monkeys.
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(2 of 66) Another shot of one of the hawks residing at Rincon Hill Dogpark.
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(3 of 66) A close-up of the Anna's Hummingbird posted on Monday.
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(4 of 66) The large Red-tailed Hawk perched high on the pine tree with the Bay Bridge foundation as a backdrop.
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(5 of 66) An Anna's Hummingbird posed nicely for the photographer. If the sunlight had hit its chin what appears black would've been a flaming red.
White Cow (474 views)
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(6 of 66) Another white cow grazing peacefully.
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(7 of 66) The Tiger Heron stretched out its neck to an amazing length.
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(8 of 66) A handsome Great Kiskadee perched on a banana leaf.
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(9 of 66) An immature Green Heron perched on a branch.
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(10 of 66) One of the largest birds we saw was this Tiger Heron.
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(11 of 66) This was as close as I could get before the pauraque took flight.
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(12 of 66) Our guide had amazing abilities to spot wildlife. How he ever saw this nightjar amidst the leaves of the jungle floor I'll never know.