The Solitary Sandpiper

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 22, 2012
TakenAugust 22, 2012
Exposure1/640 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length500 mm

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I was heading out to get shots of the warblers this morning when all of a sudden several larger birds flew up into the willows. This young bird seemed unaffected by my presence, and continued to puddle around in this huge pool of water left over from last nights downpour, as I snapped away.

8 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (22 Aug 2012):

    What a beautiful capture of this pretty bird...I love how it seems to be enjoying the water.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (22 Aug 2012):

    The sandpiper is a beautiful bird, you got an excellent capture of it : )

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (22 Aug 2012):

    S T U N N I N G !!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (23 Aug 2012):

    Fantastic shot!!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (23 Aug 2012):


  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (24 Aug 2012):

    Excellent capture, wow, love it

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (24 Aug 2012):

    super shot!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (26 Aug 2012):

    Audubon quality!

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