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Great Blue Herons
Photographer: Stephanie Shipkowski
Location: Trevor Zoo, Millbrook, NY
The enclosure for the white-naped cranes at the Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School was open to the air. The cranes seemed fine with the wild great blue herons who stopped by -- but the herons weren’t necessarily willing to get along with each other! One of the herons retreated off the beach while a (captive) Canadian goose and Egyptian goose observed the situation from the shade.
Digital Alterations: 
cropped to remove part of a crane that stepped into the frame
Camera Information: Canon Powershot SX10 IS
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