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American Avocets

Uploaded by: novembergale

Wednesday August 7, 2013

Dunkirk, NY (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: A trio of vagrant American Avocets showed up in the Dunkirk Harbor again today. They have been spotted in the area several times since July 9th.

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Focal Length: 108.0 mm

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11. backwardguy
10:58 PM GMT on August 29, 2013
Great catch! I've been told that we have them around here, but I've never seen one. Neat photo!
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10. llpj04
5:20 PM GMT on August 10, 2013
Awesome capture of these Avocets
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9. BriarCraft
4:05 AM GMT on August 10, 2013
Makes me wonder how they manage to groom themselves with such long beaks. Love the blue legs!
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8. springsun
7:07 PM GMT on August 08, 2013
Love this kind of birds !
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7. WurzelDave
6:44 PM GMT on August 08, 2013
Great shot of this three of a kind.
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6. nanapoo
2:10 PM GMT on August 08, 2013
Sweet capture! Love it!
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5. luvne32
12:56 PM GMT on August 08, 2013
Nice group of three. I like the one dipping beak in water.
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4. WeatherWise
12:42 PM GMT on August 08, 2013
These are such showy birds with the dominent
striped wing! Makes for a beautiful photo!
Great capture!
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3. YouKnowWho
12:38 PM GMT on August 08, 2013
Lucky you!
Fantastic capture of these beautiful shorebirds!
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2. novembergale
11:27 AM GMT on August 08, 2013
Thank you!
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1. Nikongranny
3:03 AM GMT on August 08, 2013
What a great close-up shot. These came through this spring, but stayed to far out in the pond to get a neat shot like this. 10 from SW Iowa
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Nature photos from the Chautauqua Ridge in western New York State with great views of Lake Erie and Southern Ontario.

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