I am swamped with a lot of work and photography and family related issues at the moment, but thought I might as well just pop a PhotoShare on here in lieu of nothing else to post at this time.
I captured this image recently in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa. It was a dreary overcast morning so the light was nicely diffused, but I also couldn't get a nice catchlight in the eye of the egret.
Note the purple colouration on the beak.
|(Nikon D3s, Nikkor 500mm f4 VR-II, 1.4x teleconverter) f7.1 | 1/800 SS | ISO-560|