Learning to Fly


Juvenile Brown Boobie, originally uploaded by anthonli.

Nikon D40, Nikkor AFS 70-200mm VR with 1.4x TC

What do you do when you are waiting for your parents to bring you food? This juvenile here is learning to be independent, by strengthening his wings for his first flight.
I observed it for more than an hour, and noticed that at every gust of wind, it would retract its wings.

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