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White Sands Bird 32297

White Sands Bird 32297

Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya)

100% crop

With seeing almost no kind of wildlife in the White Sands, it's a shock when one appears,
like this bird which flew by out of nowhere and gave me only a split second to get a shot of it.

Photographed at the White Sands National Monument near Alamogordo, New Mexico USA.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
1/1600s f/9.0 at 285.0mm iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
carol j. phipps28-Sep-2006 02:15
Selvin Chance02-Jun-2006 17:45
Sometimes it's better to be lucky than plucky. nice capture considering evrything.