Photo Uploaded: Sep 21 2007 05:47:27 GMT Taken: 2007:09:19 17:29:52 Manufacturer: Canon Camera: EOS DIGITAL REBEL Aperture: F6.3 Shutter: 1/640 sec ISO: 100 Flash: No
Long Billed Dowitchers
Burnaby Lake, Burnaby BC, Canada
At rest, these shorebirds tuck their long beek into their plumage and stand on one foot (flamingo-like). They have returned to the lake after their summer absence, having been up north. Most will continue south but some may stay the winter here.