An American Oystercatcher

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© Regenia Brabham
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 12, 2010
TakenJanuary 9, 2004
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 20D
Exposure1/6400 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
ISO800

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I caputed this amazing bird in Corpus Christi, TX.

Please forgive me for being away. As many of you know, my daddy is sick and the doctors keep us pretty busy. Then there is car shopping and I am trying to find a location to open a studio.

83 responses

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Miss you, Regenia, and hope all is well soon. This is a wonderful shot, and I'm enjoying it as I do all your photos. Hope you find a studio soon.

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (12 Aug 2010):

    Lovely picture Regenia,hope all is well.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Thank goodness for Facebook!! Wonderful shot---that beak is incredible!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Wonderful!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Fantastic capture of this brightly adorned bird! I love his eye and that bright beak!! I will remember to pray for your father, Regenia...and the other problems you are dealing with at this time. It will all work out for the good!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Great capture, I hope all will be well soon Regenia

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Such a beautiful bird.. amazing eyes and beak!! Beautiful capture!! Hope all will be well soon, Regenia.. we've missed you!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (12 Aug 2010):

    May everything turn out well for you Regenia.....thinking of you. This bright beaked bird is showing the best kind of virtue....patience.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Up close and personal! So expertly photographed!

  • allan

    allan gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    fantastic capture Regenia,, my wife and i will keep you and yours in our prayers

  • Jim Thomas

    Jim Thomas   gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Very crisp shot. I like this one a lot!

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Great to have you back!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (13 Aug 2010):

    Wonderful shot, perfect entry!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (13 Aug 2010):

    Thanks so much Donald for the spotlight and thank you everyone for the comments and faves!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (14 Aug 2010):

    Very pretty bird, nice capture.

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (14 Aug 2010):

    What a beautiful capture, Regenia! The bird is very majestic.

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker   gave props (14 Aug 2010):

    Perfect shot, Regenia - great bird.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   said (14 Aug 2010):

    This is a perfect picture !!!!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (15 Aug 2010):

    Hope things work out for you. Sending you all my best wishes. You must be a patient woman to get these bird shots. They are not easy!

  • Jack

    Jack (Deleted) gave props (15 Aug 2010):

    Way To Cool, Perfect Capture With All The Beautiful Features Of This Bird Very Pronounced!!!! Nice Work Regina

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Aug 2010):

    I am so sorry about your Dad being sick and I hope he is better...My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family...This is a beautiful image ....very sharp ...excellent timing!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (17 Aug 2010):

    hope everything is ok. this is one cool bird shot!

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (17 Aug 2010):

    I hope your father recovers, my own mother is having difficulty with her left eye....This fellow has quite the orange beak and remarkable flesh toned legs, ...i think he should be named cletus...

  • Ron Sellers

    Ron Sellers gave props (18 Aug 2010):

    strong color on what appears to have been a fairly grey day...

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (18 Aug 2010):

    Outstanding!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 Aug 2010):

    Wow, that beak! Fabulous! A prayer for your dad (and you)!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (19 Aug 2010):

    Excellent entry. Miss you, my friend. Your dad and you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (19 Aug 2010):

    amazing capture - be well...take care - thoughts are with you!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (20 Aug 2010):

    What a beautiful bird, I love that very colorful beak!!!! Fantastic for the theme!!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (21 Aug 2010):

    Beautiful bird, lovely detail and clarity! It's great to see you and so many of our friends back here Regenia, please keep uploading your stunning images -:)

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (22 Aug 2010):

    Great image ! the look is so intense.

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (22 Aug 2010):

    Beautiful

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (22 Aug 2010):

    S U P E R B E n t r y !

  • Lisa Toleno

    Lisa Toleno (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2010):

    Fantastic capture

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (23 Aug 2010):

    Thanks so much everyone!!!!!!!!

  • peggy maguire

    peggy maguire said (24 Aug 2010):

    Wonderful detail and capture Regenia !!!!!!!!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (24 Aug 2010):

    wonderful capture!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Beautiful portrait here! Well done.

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    A beautiful capture of this amazing bird! Wonderful entry! My prayers for you and your dad.

  • Konrad Ragnarsson

    Konrad Ragnarsson gave props (27 Aug 2010):

    Superb capture,colors and picture!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Beth Wode

    Beth Wode (Deleted) gave props (28 Aug 2010):

    Terrific capture as per usual Regenia. so good to see you back on JPG.

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    Exceptional detail...a Wonderful photo ! ! !

  • Respect Nature

    Respect Nature gave props (31 Aug 2010):

    nice one! Look at that powerful shell-cracking beak!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (5 Oct 2010):

    Gorgeous colours!

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns gave props (29 Jul 2012):

    Wonderful bird; we have a similar fellow in California with really bright red legs.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   said (30 Jul 2012):

    BTV!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    My vote!!!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    just a word: AWESOME!!!! VOTED

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (30 Jul 2012):

    BTV!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (31 Jul 2012):

    My vote!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (1 Aug 2012):

    BTV:)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 Aug 2012):

    Back to vote!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (3 Aug 2012):

    My vote

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (3 Aug 2012):

    A lovely nature photo, got my vote.

  • Dennis Burlingham

    Dennis Burlingham   gave props (10 Aug 2012):

    voted

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (11 Aug 2012):

    Voted for this most colorful bird and its great pose!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Aug 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (12 Aug 2012):

    Every one knows you are a outstanding photographer and you are prooving yourself with this picture. Perfect for te theme

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (14 Aug 2012):

    back to vote!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (14 Aug 2012):

    yeah! voted!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (21 Aug 2012):

    One more vote!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (21 Aug 2012):

    Voted...hope all is ok..

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (21 Aug 2012):

    beautiful! my vote.

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (23 Aug 2012):

    Voted!! .. Love this!

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (28 Aug 2012):

    Voted!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker said (10 Sep 2012):

    BTV! Still love this image!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (12 Sep 2012):

    A stunner! my vote!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Yeah my vote, well done!

  • Richard Hawkins

    Richard Hawkins gave props (15 Sep 2012):

    use to live in Rockport these have always been my favorite. great capture

  • Richard Hawkins

    Richard Hawkins said (15 Sep 2012):

    voted yea

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (18 Sep 2012):

    GMV

  • Talisha (Tally) Sachlis

    Talisha (Tally) Sachlis   said (19 Sep 2012):

    Great bird capture! Voted

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (20 Sep 2012):

    BTV.... Regenia!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    back to vote!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond   gave props (12 Oct 2012):

    Drop Dead Gorgeous wildlife protrait, Regenia. "Yeah!" R

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    A masterful capture

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (19 Oct 2012):

    Great timing! Well done. Got my vote.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (23 Oct 2012):

    Such a gorgeous portrait....rad totally voted

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (25 Nov 2012):

    Cool! Voted!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (2 Dec 2012):

    Back to vote.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (13 Feb 2013):

    Fantastic! My vote!

  • vince scaglione

    vince scaglione gave props (9 May 2013):

    Got my vote!

  • Scott A. Willman

    Scott A. Willman gave props (12 Aug 2013):

    nice capture. I like the ripples in the water

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