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Mardi Gras Ducks
Gobi Desert Landscapes
Sunrise Over Big Round Top - Gettysburg National Military Park
Curious African Wild Dog Pup
Rotunda designed by Vasily Bazhenov in the forest of Mikhail Izmailov's estate
New Life in a ball
The Watchman
Two Lorikeets in Time
Bear Lake Sunrise
Canadian geese at their moment...
Two Peaks while on road trip to Sedona.
Willet Snags a Crab
Crab in hiding while walking to a battleship.
Reddish Heron picks a fight
“ ...attachment...
Battle scarred lion
A rose before bloom.
A Venice moment
洞房花烛Wedding night
Rainy day at the beach.
“...thorn in my side....”
A view of Christ the Saviour and men shoveling snow from rooftops
守护你的最后一叶Guard your last leaf
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Willet Snags a Crab

While walking along the beach at the west end of Kiawah Island, I saw a willet near the surf, struggling to hold onto something large. It wasn't until I examined the photo at home, some hours later, that I realized that the willet was carrying not a fish but a crab in its beak. I love that you can see his long, pink tongue.

TAGS: Beach, Crab, Sc, South Carolina

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Paula Feldman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2018
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Focal Length: 158.0mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States of America