Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill

Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill

A series captured while walking along a trail, with Ellen way out ahead. I think at the time I had found a good sized opening in tall grass looking out over a big open space and decided to see what came my way.

At some point a few Spoonbill came up out of the water from the direction Ellen had gone.

Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill

I was the beneficiary of her work. By now she was long past them but probably woke them.

Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill

They were not in any particular hurry and moved off to the same place we had started out from.

Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill
Up From Behind A Dike, Spoonbill

After doing this so long I expect them to hop scotch all around us like this. I guess if it was too easy we would get bored.

Bear Island, South Carolina.

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