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American Oystercatcher


Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:44 pm

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Photographed shortly after sunrise, the Oystercatcher had just caught some food for its chick. Photographed at Nickerson Beach on Long Island.
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by david fletcher on Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:56 pm
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Wonderful light and pose Axel. Cracking shot. slight blur on the leg a nice touch
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:56 pm
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Excellent behaviour capture, Axel! Lovely feeling of movement with the raised foot and wings, and the rolling sea foam along the shore. The prey in the beak and the gorgeous early light complete this wonderful scene. Superb!

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by Ron Day on Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:05 pm
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Super low angle and gorgeous light, Axel.
 

by Dan Kearl on Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:41 pm
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You keep outdoing yourself... Terrific light and the foam is great.
 

by Sharon Hallowell on Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:45 pm
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Beautiful light, nice exposure, good pose and the bonus small meal all come together very nicely in this great shot! Congratulations on the pic! Sharon
 

by MalcolmBenn on Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:36 pm
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Wow the light is so sweet on the bird and the foam, a really beautiful image Axel, congrats well deserved.
 

by John Spreitzer on Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:40 pm
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Just an awesome capture in fantastic light!
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by tinyfishy on Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:49 pm
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Great shot with nice light Axel.
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by Debapratim Saha on Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:16 am
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Amazing shot in great light.
 

by S. Davis on Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:53 am
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Perfect lighting for these guys!
 

by peter makuch on Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:09 pm
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it doesn't get any better than this, it's a keeper ALEX.
 

by Jan Wegener on Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:01 pm
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lovely light and setting Axel
 

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