Wading birds (not waders, but birds that are wading)

Challenge #5 in the Wild birds series. Hosted by Ben_Egbert.
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Wild birds that are wading or standing in water. Any wild bird is eligible, but they must be wading (not swimming or floating) and must be in water, not on dry land.
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Inpatient -- Thirsty
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Red Billed Gull, should have landed first, half flying and drinking doesn't work very well.
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Submitted: Thursday, 3rd February, 2011 14:17 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 13th January, 2011
Focal length: 169 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 400
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