Photographer's Note

This is a Pied Oystercathcer, photographed on a beach near Bicheno. They feed on shell fish which live in the mud/sand. They are pretty shy making it hard to get close enough to get a good shot, but this one was obliging.

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Additional Photos by Stephen Harnett (SteveH) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 407 W: 101 N: 1297] (8220)
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