A heron flies over a huge number 6 in the evening sky

Heron, Rainham Marshes

Nikon D50, 70-300mm F/4-5.6 G, polarising filter

300mm, f/6.3, 1/1000s, ISO 1600. Date: 2006-11-18

Cleaned up a hair and a tiny bit of sharpening

Visited Rainham Marshes, the new RSPB reserve on the Thames between Tilbury and Dagenham, the weekend after it opened. We saw this heron flying over an abandoned firing range and I managed to get this shot of it.

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