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Posted in Bird Gallery, Shorebirds on November 1, 2010

Greater Yellowlegs With Prey

This is the first frame of this Yellowlegs catching a meal.  Please see the other shot of the bird flipping the meal in the air, in the Shorebirds category under Bird Photos. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Shorebirds on November 1, 2010

Airborne Meal

Driving the auto tour of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Oct. 2010, I spotted this Greater Yellowlegs hunting in the shallow waters of Rest Lake.  He plunges his beak down in the water, feeling around for a morsel, and snaps the food up out of the water, then catches ... Continue Reading