The curse of the wildlife photographer

Often, while trying to move as stealthy as possible in order to shoot that one perfect picture of some rare wading bird, this bird vocalization informs me irritatingly that my efforts will be in vain for at least the coming hour. The bird responsible for this alarm sound is the Black winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus). As a result of its call, all birds in the vicinity will take to the wing, except the caller him or herself. In papiamentu the […] Read more »