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Ms. Phalarope Goes To M.I.T. (Phalaropus tricolor)

The Capillary Ratchet. Ever heard of it? Phalaropes have. We all know that a bird's diet is largely dictated by the shape of its bill. Thin-billed warble...
Habitat
Wetland
Location
Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, USA
Date taken
May 5, 2022
Scientific name
Phalaropus tricolor
Equipment used
Panasonic Lumix GH-6 with Leica 100-400 zoom, Gitzo Studex tripod, Sadtler video head, Edited on DaVinci Resolve
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
Various. Standard movement: shutter 300-500th, aperture f/5.6-8, ISO 400. Slo-mo: shutter 1000th, aperture 5.6, ISO up to 2500, 120 fps
A wonderful video of these foraging waders. I often watched ducklings feeding on Gerridae. No Phalaropes here. :sneaky: Amazing intro on bill morphology.
 

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North America
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