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American Oystercatcher


Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:29 pm

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Once in a while they even catch an oyster. :)
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by Karl Egressy on Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:36 pm
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Excellent image with the surf and food item in the beak included.
 

by david fletcher on Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:29 pm
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Like it Axel! You caught it red handed doing what it was born to do. Nice one!
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by peter makuch on Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:05 pm
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well exposed and low level is great as-well, nicely done AXEL.
 

by John Meade on Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:42 pm
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Lovely light and low angle. The small, foaming waves and oyster in the beak really make this a very nice image.
 

by paul fletcher on Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:42 pm
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An " all-round" great image, Axel. The foamy water and the bubbles at the sand, certainly contribute to making this a special image.
 

by Cindy Marple on Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:38 pm
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The light on this takes it up several notches. Beautiful.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:01 am
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Great lighting- I like the way it is emerging from the surf, holding it's prize, with lifted foot.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:30 pm
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A beautiful capture of this happy oystercatcher with its prize, Axel! The surf adds a lot to the scene. Well done.

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by KK Hui on Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:12 am
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Terrific capture, Axel!
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by himadri roy on Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:41 am
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Great light and action. Super image.
 

by gregc on Thu Oct 07, 2021 7:11 am
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Exposure looks perfect. Just might take a little off dark sand in the bottom of the image.
 

by Alan Bryant on Sat Oct 09, 2021 1:50 pm
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Fantastic image Axel
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