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Yellow-billed Spoonbill

Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Image ID 44874)
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ID44874
CommentA flock of Spoonbills arrived at a shallow beach pool where I had been shooting for a few hours. Laying at the pool's edge, I started to track them in flight as more birds arrived. This Spoony began circling me overhead and I was able to follow him in and capture this majestic touch-down pose with his wings outstretched, tail flared, and toes reaching for the water in some beautiful sidelight.
Keywordsmale, in flight, adult
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