A pair of lesser yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes_) appear to be optimists as they head toward a log full of their greater yellowlegs (_Tringa melanoleuca) cousins. Perhaps the two lessers that are actually on little island gave the airborne hopefuls some encouragement. Reifel Bird Sanctuary, BC, 21 Sep 2009.
Canon Rebel XSi (450D)
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 1.4x II Extender
1/250, f/8, -1/3, ISO 400, 280mm, hand held