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Jan 10, 2019 18:03:15   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
Black Necked Stilts in afternoon light.

5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/400 @ f/7.1, ISO 250 hand held


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Jan 10, 2019 18:23:21   #
UTMike (a regular here)
 
You are on a roll!

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Jan 10, 2019 18:27:09   #
Bmac
 
Because of their short legs???

Nice photo.

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Jan 10, 2019 18:45:09   #
pesfls
 
I’ve never seen those. Pink tights, eh? Cool looking critter

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Jan 10, 2019 20:14:41   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
UTMike wrote:
You are on a roll!


thank you

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Jan 10, 2019 20:16:09   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
Bmac wrote:
Because of their short legs???

Nice photo.


thank you

On a Great Egret those legs would be short, but on a bird the size of small dove?????

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Jan 10, 2019 20:16:43   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
pesfls wrote:
I’ve never seen those. Pink tights, eh? Cool looking critter


He is from Hollywood.

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Jan 10, 2019 23:20:59   #
wdross
 
robertjerl wrote:
Black Necked Stilts in afternoon light.

5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/400 @ f/7.1, ISO 250 hand held


Great shoot. You still haven't told us why it is called a Black Necked Stilt.

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Jan 10, 2019 23:30:26   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
wdross wrote:
Great shoot. You still haven't told us why it is called a Black Necked Stilt.


Because the back of their neck is Black.

As to the "stilt" question, I asked why! I just can't seem to figure it out.

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Jan 11, 2019 05:44:58   #
Dalek (a regular here)
 
because every other possible bird name was taken and the person who named them knew no college or pro sports team would ever use the name....

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Jan 11, 2019 06:49:25   #
CLF (a regular here)
 
robertjerl wrote:
Black Necked Stilts in afternoon light.

5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/400 @ f/7.1, ISO 250 hand held



Jerry, excellent.

Greg

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Jan 11, 2019 07:27:29   #
hippi
 
wow outstanding how about some ZZ Top Legs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUDcTLaWJuo

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Jan 11, 2019 07:36:58   #
jaymatt (a regular here)
 
Nice one!

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Jan 11, 2019 07:58:29   #
rmm0605 (a regular here)
 
pesfls wrote:
I’ve never seen those. Pink tights, eh? Cool looking critter


Nice!!

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Jan 11, 2019 08:48:19   #
Blair Shaw Jr (a regular here)
 
Pretty Birds Indeed

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