Sunday, March 22, 2009



Portrait of bird named for its legs. Can you name it?

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yellowlegs? Very nice shot! Love the ripples and reflections.

Danudin said...

Stiltwalkers always amaze me, beautiful reflection.

Anonymous said...

Very cool shot ... is Ron correct???

Chesney said...

I just love your birds - and this is incredible with that reflection!

MevetS said...

@ Janet: It is a lessor yellowlegs.

@ vejayr: There are birds called "stilts" but this is not one of them. I did some quick googling and the term "stiltwalker" was used in a book by a fellow named Cassel in the 1870s. This term no longer seems to be in fashion. Maybe Ron is just very old?

Anonymous said...

Your bird photography is very enjoyable, keep it up!