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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Willet Landing

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Yesterday I was photographing Willets as they came in to land on a sand bar at DinG Darling NWR. Here's one of my favorite shots. I love the way there is just one drop of water on the tip of the bill.
Willets are a plain, gray, large, common shorebird. Unexciting until they open their wings, then wow!

4 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Wow!! I have only seen a bird like this once.Did see it in flight,but alas,no pictures.
Blessings,ruth

Kat said...

Awesome photo!

Ellen said...

The feathers in this photo remind me of a Native American headdress!

Andree said...

What a beautiful shot! I always enjoy visiting your blog.