Ciconia ciconia - White Stork (Eng) - Ooievaar (Nl) - Bocian bialy (P)

Poland 2003, Canon 1V, 100-400 mm, 1.4x extender, tripod, Fujichrome Provia 400 as 800 

 

Early in the morning near the Biebrza river. 

Poland 2003, Canon 1V, 100-400 mm, tripod, Fujichrome Provia 400 as 800  

 

Hunting at the end of the day

Poland 2003, Canon 1V, 100-400 mm, 1.4x extender, tripod, Fujichrome Provia 400 as 800 

 

Just before sunset

 Poland 2003, Canon 1V, 100-400 mm, 1.4x extender, tripod, Fujichrome Provia 400 as 800

 

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Black Stork flying home after sunset.
Regularly seen, but they are not so at ease with people as the white ones
and therefore difficult to photograph.

Ciconia nigra - Black Stork (Eng) - Zwarte ooievaar (Nl) - Bocian czarny (P)

Poland 2003, Canon 1V, 100-400 mm, 1.4x extender, tripod, Fujichrome Provia 400 as 800 

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