Hiding In Plain Sight

I walked right past this stand of trees hiding a beautiful White Ibis and wouldn’t have noticed if some Whistling Ducks nearby hadn’t made a fuss.

White Ibis Hiding

Hiding White Ibis, Brazos Bend State Park
Copyright © 2008 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon 40D, 70-200mm f/4L USM with a 1.4x extender at 280mm, f/11, 1/200th of a second at ISO 800 on SanDisk digital film. Post capture processed in Lightroom 2 to correct the white balance, reduce the saturation and add vibrance to the green hues. Click on the image above for a larger version.