Sunday, August 14, 2005

American Avocet


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An AMERICAN AVOCET was found by a couple of birders at Nine Springs in Madison this morning. A few other birders were already there when we arrived and the avocet was quickly located at the third pond. It was a bit distant for high-quality digiscoping but I still managed to pull off a fairly decent shot considering the distance and mirage distortion.

Link: All about the American Avocet from Cornell Labs

American Avocet image © 2005 Michael Allen McDowell

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