This is the second of just 3 bird species I encountered at this lagoon in the Shuab valley on the west coast of Socotra. Here it’s resting in the warm light of the low-hanging sun in the west. Opposed to the Black-winged stilts, I found only one of this species.

  • Aperture: ƒ/6.3
  • Camera: NIKON D4S
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 250
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000 s