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Southern Lapwing Display

Image # 1D2_05244

Pantanal, Brazil


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II Teleconverter

ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/2000 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1325/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


The first of a 3-shot series for this species, where it shows off what it's got (the other bird doesn't seem impressed). These were beautifully colored and marked, and were fortunate to see quite a few of them (I had only briefly seen a pair during my many trips to Costa Rica).