• Yusuke N.

タカブシギ / Wood Sandpiper

The spring migration season has arrived. Although I love snipe and plovers, I never know where these traveling birds will appear. Moreover, since it is the beginning of the fiscal year and things are a bit hectic, I leave it completely up to luck.

I received information about a Wood Sandpiper, so I set out immediately.

Nikon D500 + AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR

When I arrived at our destination rice field, I immediately spotted two birds. They did not seem too afraid, so I decided to lie down on the ground and wait for them to gradually approach me. Luckily, they came almost to the minimum shooting distance.

Explore the rice paddies with a long beak.

It seems to have found something that looks like a seed. It is a great feat for them to distinguish something underwater, where they cannot see anything, using only the sense of their beaks.

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Gallery - Birds Focusing on familiar wild birds in Yamaguchi and Kyushu.

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