Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Western Willet

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Western Willet, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus inornatus, at Bolivar Flats, Texas.
The bird on the left is in alternate (breeding) plumage while the bird resting on the
right is in basic (winter) plumage.

Image: Joseph Kennedy, 2 July 2008 [larger view].

Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/800s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.