Mile High Wildlife Photo Club
August 2014 Monthly Competition, Judged by Ron Eberhart & Rob Palmer, 35 Entries
2nd Place, Wildlife, Club Level
Avocet Attack
Avocet parent attacking mallard family
Kountze Lake, Belmar Park
When their chick was young, the avocet parents were extremely protective. They successfully scared off a Cooper's hawk, but also made life difficult for the less threatening species with their own young that came into the avocet's territory.
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