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Old Jul 13, 2007, 2:24 AM   #1
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As the sun set lower in the sky the light became increasingly golden. I scampered down to edge of a very shallow pond and parked myself on a dry mud flat. Enduring the annoying ants that kept on crawling up my shorts, I sat there and watched all the little birds feeding in the mud. (Feel free to correct me if I misidentified a particular bird.)

1) Long Billed Dowitcher in the reeds.

2) A White Faced Ibis.

I caught it at just the right angle to get the irradescent green shimmer off the wing feathers. :G

3) Killdeer.

Actually as I was making my way down the hillside towards the edge of the pond, I came across a different Killdeer doing it's "distressed-broken-wing-display." It's nest must have been close by. I felt bad and backtracked around it.

4) Sanderling

5) A flock of Sanderlings. Must be evening rush hour.

Thanks for looking.

- Hung
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Old Jul 18, 2007, 9:48 PM   #2
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Very nice, I really like the first one!

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Old Jul 18, 2007, 10:26 PM   #3
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Very nice Hung!! cheers........Don
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Old Jul 18, 2007, 10:30 PM   #4
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I like all of them. I couldn't make up my mind on a favorite.


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