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Wilsons Phalarope-White-rumped Sandpiper
31-MAY-2012 Tom Munson

Wilson's Phalarope-White-rumped Sandpiper

Reardan, Audubon Lake

White-rumped Sandpipers have only been reported 5 time in the state.
Thanks to Jon Isacoff for finding and reporting this rare bird for Washington State.
best viewed in original

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV ,Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS USM
1/100s f/20.0 at 840.0mm iso640 full exif

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Peter Ericsson11-Nov-2014 05:05
Wilson's is the only Phalarope I haven't seen!
Janet Forjan-Freedman02-Jun-2012 13:15
Exciting capture of two beautiful species!
sandy barbour02-Jun-2012 12:56
How exciting to catch this pair...well don Tom!
Claude Gagnon02-Jun-2012 12:15
Great find very nicely caught :))
RichardR02-Jun-2012 12:07
Beautiful shot of this mated pair of rare birds, Tom. Her wings add a nice dynamic to the image.
Best regards,
lou_rozensteins02-Jun-2012 09:44
Very nice work!!
Sofia Solomennikova02-Jun-2012 08:45
Fabulous!!! V
Judi Hastings02-Jun-2012 04:33
Wow, only 5 times, and you were lucky enough to get a shot! And a beautiful shot too! Looks like they were posing for you.
Ann Pettigrew02-Jun-2012 02:36
I am glad you got the white-rumped and it's pretty cool that you got it next to a phalarope! Nice shot, Tom.
Sheila02-Jun-2012 00:05
A very special and wonderful capture. Congratulations!
Graeme01-Jun-2012 23:46
Stunning birds and so well captured as always, Tom.VVV
Hank Vander Velde01-Jun-2012 23:34
FANTASTIC shot of these two together Tom. Beautiful sharp image.
Mike H.01-Jun-2012 23:20
Spectacular, Tom --
pkocinski01-Jun-2012 23:16
Wow what a fabulous capture of the phalarope!
Karen Stuebing01-Jun-2012 22:25
Fantastic find and you have photographed it so beautifully. I like the wing outstretched and the clarity. Very pretty birds. V.
Ken Chambers ARPS01-Jun-2012 19:40
Another of your outstanding shots Tom.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography01-Jun-2012 17:25
Very nice capture, well seen, Voted.
Jean D01-Jun-2012 17:15
Superb image of this pair. Awesome to have captured such a rare bird. Well done, Tom.
Chris Morton01-Jun-2012 16:44
a fine pair
Apostolos Tikopoulos01-Jun-2012 15:05
Very nice and lovely photo! v.
Peter Stahl01-Jun-2012 14:34
Lucky you finding them. Nice to get two in one shot. Excellent job Tom. :-))
Manas Khan01-Jun-2012 13:58
Amazing capture of this rare bird! V
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad01-Jun-2012 13:52
Well done! V
Fong Lam01-Jun-2012 13:47
You must be very thrilled to have captured this beautiful rare bird, Tom...V
Stephanie01-Jun-2012 13:26
What an exciting discovery! Beautifully captured Tom!!! BV
fotabug01-Jun-2012 13:15
What an excellent image! It is very well composed with great subjects. V