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Black-necked stilt

Black-necked stilt

Farmington Bay

The water came up over night and almost put this nest under water. Judging from the size of the 4 eggs. Someone has tears in their eyes. Hope the water receeds.

Canon EOS 50D
1/1250s f/6.3 at 400.0mm iso400 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time04-May-2009 10:37:40
ModelCanon EOS 50D
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length400 mm
Exposure Time1/1250 sec
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modemulti spot (3)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programmanual (4)
Focus Distance

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Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)02-Jun-2011 12:53
Excellent... V
poetry66610-May-2009 22:02
Very nicely captured Larry.V
Carol Breton08-May-2009 14:20
I, too, hope they are OK. Great shot Larry. ~
Norman Richard06-May-2009 14:58
very dramatic, hope so too.
Pam Haley - FrogHouse Photo06-May-2009 07:54
Life is rough in the wild and seldom fair. I hope the water recedes too!
Tom Munson06-May-2009 04:11
Terrific image, Larry! I don't she can handle much more water!
January Grey06-May-2009 04:07
Poor bird. Must be frantic! Nicely seen & captured, Larry. V~
Art Parnell06-May-2009 04:02
Well seen and captured, Larry. Keep your fingers crossed,
Bryan Murahashi06-May-2009 03:50
A wonderful capture. Hoping the nest stays secure.
Marcia Colelli06-May-2009 02:26
very nice capture V
Joanne Kamo06-May-2009 02:15
I sure hope the water goes down..well seen and excellent capture.
Hank Vander Velde06-May-2009 01:42
Nice shot Larry. Those are some big eggs. Hope the water goes down.
Janet Forjan-Freedman06-May-2009 01:15
Great find! I'm keeping my fingers cross in hopes of seeing stilt chicks!
Liz Bickel06-May-2009 00:24
Poor little thing. Great capture, but how sad for the Stilt. Very well spotted.
Char05-May-2009 23:03
Hi Larry,
Excellent capture. I hope the water recedes and the eggs are fine. \/
an nguyen05-May-2009 22:48
Excellent reflection..
NealyBob05-May-2009 22:45
Fantastic shot Larry! Mother Nature can be cruel sometimes~! V
sue anne05-May-2009 21:18
Oh that is sad :(
hope the water does recedes.
Fong Lam05-May-2009 19:26
Great capture, Larry, let's hope the water recedes ~V~
Marco Valk05-May-2009 17:10
nice capture; sure hope the nest holds
Tom Torbert05-May-2009 16:17
Nice shot... Sad.. but realistic... V
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