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Juvenile Oystercatcher


Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat Sep 24, 2022 6:48 am

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Photographed on Long Island, the young Oystercatchers are happy to receive food from their parents but don't depend on it anymore. Their eye color has not changed to yellow yet. I liked the high key effect here.
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by Karl Egressy on Sat Sep 24, 2022 7:50 am
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Nice walking pose. The food item in the beak is a plus.
 

by david fletcher on Sat Sep 24, 2022 12:04 pm
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Like the food caught too Axel. Super shot of this youngster successfully foraging.
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by peter makuch on Sat Sep 24, 2022 4:34 pm
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the soft bg colour works well with-in this image, nice exposure AXEL.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sun Sep 25, 2022 2:09 pm
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It looks like this one has learned well from its parents, Axel! Nicely caught with the food in beak.

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