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Old 11th April 2016
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Ringed Plover

While we were walking along the beach at Winterton last week we came across four Ringed Plovers, busily feeding at the water's edge. I love these dapper little waders but it was a real problem keeping track of them, as they were so well camouflaged amongst the stones.

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Re: Ringed Plover

They are lovely little chaps/chappesses. I like the detail in the first, but the composition in the second is nice with the diagonal line of coloured pebbles and the sea in the background.. It looks like you mastered the challenge.
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Re: Ringed Plover

Thanks Amanda. I tried to get some more shots with the sea in the background but the birds wouldn't keep still, so they didn't work. I had to use my binoculars to spot them amongst the pebbles and then try to get them in the camera viewfinder. It was surprisingly tricky.

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Re: Ringed Plover

Their camouflage is even better when the stones are closer to the size of the birds.
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Re: Ringed Plover

good shot of a nice little bird.
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Re: Ringed Plover

Lovely birds and images blends so well with the background. Great spot Ron.
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Re: Ringed Plover

Excellent shots Ron, I like them. You can see how they blend in on the gravel.
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