Woodcock nonincognito

Posted by Paul Rossi on Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:57 pm

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Taken in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  Survival trumps camouflage.

Canon 7D Mark 2 + 600mm IS lens
1/160 sec, f/7.1
Mode: Av
Exp comp: +2/3
ISO: 400
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:03 pm
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What a treat! Its so long since I saw one of these, and this is a fantastic shot, Paul!

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by Ron Day on Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:11 pm
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I feel this is a wonderful story-telling image, Paul. “Survival trumps camouflage,” as you state, says it all.

by Karl Egressy on Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:26 pm
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Great find and image. Amazing to see one in a snowy condition.

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:35 am
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Wonderful shot- really shows it's plumage in the snow. I like the puddle too- very nice!!
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by david fletcher on Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:13 pm
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Brilliant capture Paul. Well seen and taken. (I like the new Latin name for the winter species...LOl)
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by clement on Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:54 am
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One of the most beautiful pictures of the Woodcock that I have ever seen.. love this every bits

by joem on Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:50 am
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A terriffic capture Paul.

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