This Willet was captured on Sanibel Island FL one morning as I strolled along the beach with my big glass. (Nothing like a big lens on a beach to get people wondering what you’re up to.)

Anyhow, this guy was skirting the edge of the water when some larger waves started rolling in. Normally these birds make an effort to keep out of the waves, but I think there were some people walking by so he decided to just ride the waves instead. The partly cloudy early morning conditions help to paint the light on him perfectly.

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