He and she live at the Klamath Basin Wildlife Rufuge
Whenever I see American Avocet they remind me of my first real adventure into nature photography 30 some years ago. I had a Pentax Spotmatic SLR camera, loaded with slide film, a cheapie Spiratone 400mm lens and a flimsy Vivitar tripod. I thought I was hot stuff and had a prize winner in my fuzzy 8x10 avocet photo I entered in our local harvest fair. I don't think anyone noticed it. Today I feel I may be a marginally better picture taker but the equipment and technology today makes one's pictures on the same level of a National Geographic photographer of 30 years ago.
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