Duwamish River, Seattle, WA
I waited for low tide, trudged through the mud, and waited outside a Kingfisher nest/burrow in the riverbank. I stood motionless for 1 hour. When the parents "called" this young Kingfisher poked its head outside...
minor adjustments of saturation, brightness, contrast, cropping, and "smart sharpen"
Nikon D 90, Nikkor 70-300mm zoom