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Make Nikon D1X
Lens Nikkor AF VR 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6D   at 600 mm
Exposure 1/100 s, f/5.6, ISO not available 
Image size 800 x 521 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Pelecaniformes   Family  Ardeidae

Deutsch  Grünreiher Dutch  Groene Reiger
Italian  Airone verde Spanish  Garcilla Verde


A small green and brown bird widespread in North America notable for its habit of dropping bait on the surface of the water in order to attract fish.


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Green Heron
Butorides virescens
Héron vert

Jean-Michel PAULUS