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Saturday, February 03, 2007

Bathing Beauty

I photographed this Dunlin recently, taking a bath. I love the way the water droplets, frozen by the camera, just envelop the bird like a shawl. The swirl in front is where it dips its head in, then lets water fall over its back, the ritualized way most birds bathe.

Photo © Lillian Stokes, 2007

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful shot, Lillian. Nice job.