Resurrection Bay, AK
This photo was taken in Seward's Resurrection Bay. We were approaching this female black oystercatcher, and naturally she took notice. In order to avoid spooking her, I stayed in the kayak as motionless as possible. When she cocked her head in curiosity, I hit the shutter.
Slight cropping, dust spot removal
Nikon D3, 400mm f2.8 lens, 2x teleconverter, handheld