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Semipalmated Plover flapping its wings
Photographer: Steven Blandin
Location: Fort Desoto Park, Florida
I spotted this Semipalmated Plover bathing in the very shallow water, and took the opportunity to crawl close to capture the expecting wing flap: here it is!
Digital Alterations: 
contrast, noise reduction, slight crop
Camera Information: Canon 5d mark III, Canon 600mm f/4 IS II, 1.4x extender
Special Equipment: