Cattle Egret in Mating Plumage

Maker's notes: 

There were very few sunny days in FL this year, but I was lucky with the sun being in the right place this day. Settings - Aperture Priority, f/8, ISO 100, Spot Metering, 300mm Lens

Maker: Sonja Haske
Class: 
B
Place: 
Points: 
29pts
Scores - Interest: 
2
4
4
Scores - Technique: 
2
4
3
Scores - Composition: 
3
4
3
Judges' comments: 
Very colorful--nice hairdo; cropped tight on the left; pose looks a little awkward