Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding

Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding

I didn’t realize when shooting this how I captured the head turning they use when sifting through the water. Below you can see the ripples caused by thrashing his beak back and forth while walking.

Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding
Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding
Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding
Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding
Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding
Spoonbill Plodding Along Feeding

This is a young bird, probably just ending his first year. The neck and head feathers are thinning out.

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