17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Model Oystercatcher

I had the 600mm lens pointed towards the ocean hoping to catch a Skimmer or Least Tern when this untagged oystercatcher flew right in front of the lens and hung around for nearly 30mins, more like modeling for me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Hempstead, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Prashant Kankaria