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Piping Plover
Photographer: Jessica Kirste
Location: Nickerson Beach, Point Lookout NY
I was laying in the sand to get an eye level shot and these amazing little birds that are an endangered species were all around me, feeding on small sand worms. They seem to have no fear at least when laying still in the sand.
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Processed in Adobe camera raw, minor adjustments to exposure, contrast and sharpness.
Camera Information: Canon 7D and Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
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