Roseate Spoonbill with Mouth Open

     
  Roseate Spoonbill with Mouth Open  
     
I don't remember why this Roseate Spoonbill has its mouth open, but I'll always remember the unique shape of the bill. Focus tracking these feeding birds is a significant challenge. They are never still - and their heads swing back and forth constantly.
 
This image was captured at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on a day when the tide schedule aligned with sunrise.
 
Camera and Lens Settings
800mm  f/8.0  1/400s  ISO 125  5207 x 3471px
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