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Holding on for dear life!!

Holding on for dear life!!
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Copyright: Ron Warner (tuslaw) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-05-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 5D Mark III
Exposure: f/6.3
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-05-19 19:12
Viewed: 1041
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I watched this Kildeer for quite some time as it foraged along the shoreline. I had it in my viewfinder when it suddenly starting pulling out a worm from the soil.

The Killdeer kept pulling and pulling and the worm kept holding on. The Killdeer almost lost its footing as the worm finally let loose, springing out of the hole like a rubber band.

I found the whole episode quite amusing, yet had to give the worm some credit for the battle it put up.

For more info on the Killdeer Click Here

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Hi Ron,

A quite tenacious Kildeer I must say. Literally, looks like tugging a rubber band out from the soil. Nice details of the dorsal feathers and the catch light on the eye is so good to have..brings life into the picture.

Very nicely done.

Warm Regards,

The worm is stretched like a rubber band, Ron. Hilarious!
This is an extremely dramatic moment you have captured so well.
The bird too seems to be straining to get the worm out.
Wonderful sharp image with perfect capture of its eye.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-05-20 16:48]

Hi Ron,great timing to take this moment of the battle between the kildeer and the worm,the scene is fantastic and i like a lot your note,in effect it's a bit funny to be there watching this moment....ehehe...well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Hi Ron,

You have captured well the action of the bird. The point of view is showing the details of the Kildeer. The good luminosity is bringing out the beauty of the colours. Have a nice day.


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