Royal Spoonbill reflection

Platalea regia reflected in a pond in the early morning light at Oxley Creek Commons.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 14th March 2010, This photo: 6:49am


  • SkattyKat said:
    nice one Dave,
    & I like the detail in the reflection of the reeds on the right hand side
  • chooks! said:
    Nice reflection of the bird David.
  • David de Groot said:
    Interesting isn't it Kath. The reeds definitely add to the shot I think.
    Thanks - if only he'd not shoved his beak the water a second earlier causing the ripples though.
  • Out_and_About said:
    Someone's been out birding :D Definitely worth the look at large.
  • David de Groot said:
    Yeah two weekends running! ;-)
  • Out_and_About said:
    Are you still coming to the city tonight? Hope to catch up with you there.
  • kth_friend said:
    nice reflections of a great bird.. nice shot
    Seen in some comments. (?)
  • David de Groot said:
    @Michelle - oh damn, knew I forgot something. Buying a new car and that's kinda been the focus of this week. Completely forgot to clear that meet with Lea & bring kit in with me. Doh!
    @keith - Thanks!
  • Out_and_About said:
    LOL - so that's a no then? Never mind. Next time.
  • David de Groot said:
    Yeah definitely next time.
  • Ross_M said:
    Very nice composition Dave
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Ross :) 'tisn't every day you get a spoonbill in nearly still water at dawn.