Blending In

Martin Smart

Nanaimo, Canada

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Featured in “The World As We See It, or as we missed it” March 2011

A Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) exhibiting the art of camouflage at Skala Polichnitos on the Greek Island of Lesvos,

Canon 20D
1/1250 sec f8 ISO 200
500mm F4L IS lens + 1.4x converter

The vertical image below, which is uncropped and was taken using the 500mm lens without the converter, further illustrates how effectively the bird blends into its natural surroundings.

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