Waiting for fish

By: Arjen Drost

Apr 09 2011

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Category: Birds, Photography, the Netherlands

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Focal Length:380mm
Shutter:1/320 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Grey Heron

Last weekend I went to the “Zuiderzeemuseum” in Enkhuizen. This open air museum shows the old fishing culture around the former Zuiderzee (now IJsselmeer). Eel  smokehouses are also part of this culture. Now on its way of becoming an endangered species, Eels used to be common and an important catch for the fishermen. The eel smokehouse in the museum attracts many visitors, waiting for some fish to be ready. This Grey Heron also had a look and hoped for a little something.

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