In-line head twist
Remarkable, eye-level capture of a common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) in preening posture along the edge of a water basin. What is noticeable is the bird's head twist results in the beak being parallel to a primary feather and is in line with the edge of the basin.
Digital image ID: Philippe_Rouquet_20140228_3487
Created: February 28, 2014
Author: Philippe Rouquet
© Philippe Rouquet
Digital image size: 16.0 Mpixels (45.8 MB uncompressed) - 4000x4000 pixels (13.3x13.3 in / 33.9x33.9 cm at 300 ppi)