Coming In Fast, Spoonbill - click to enlarge

Coming In Fast, Spoonbill

Spoonbills always make for great in flight photographs. Besides the obvious pink color they use their big wings as an effective break to slow themselves down.

Coming In Fast, Spoonbill - click to enlarge
Coming In Fast, Spoonbill – click to enlarge
Coming In Fast, Spoonbill - click to enlarge
Coming In Fast, Spoonbill – click to enlarge

Below is the flight shot I wait for, the wings folded and bringing the bird to a stop.

Coming In Fast, Spoonbill - click to enlarge
Coming In Fast, Spoonbill – click to enlarge

Wood Storks do the same thing with their huge wings. It’s like a parachute.

Coming In Fast, Spoonbill - click to enlarge
Coming In Fast, Spoonbill – click to enlarge

During this whole thing the Cormorant up top is paying no attention at all.

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