Sunday, March 25, 2012

American Oystercatcher, #47/50

 I spotted this American Oystercatcher off the Dunedin Causeway on my way back from a hike through Honeymoon Island State Park. This was my first time ever seeing an Oystercatcher and I was so excited when I saw the pair.  I parked my car and got my camera together in a hurry, praying they would stay put for a little while.
 As soon as I began walking along the beach area, they noticed me immediately and started walking in the opposite direction.
 I was able to get a few shots - but they flew off after less than a minute. I don't like stressing out any bird just to take  it's picture, but sometimes I wonder if they feel threatened when I kneel down to take their picture?



3 comments:

  1. Hola Rachelle magnificas imagenes de este Ostrero tal como lo llamamos aqui en España.Un abrazo

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  2. Hi Rachelle, that is a great capture in such a short period of time. Well done you.

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