February 12, 2012

Cattle Egrets, India

Photograph by Avinash Upadhyay, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

We saw a lot of cattle egrets in a dried paddy field in the afternoon. The light was profuse, and even as I concentrated on the nearest bird, it began to lift off. Although the image is bathed in light, I love it because that is what India is all about—a profusion of light.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)


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