Simplicity in Nature#2

Challenge #86 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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By request, this challenge is being repeated, as the first one was popular, and filled very quickly. In this challenge, show us examples of simplicity in nature, perhaps a grass stalk, a leaf, a pebble or shell at the beach. Your entries should be VERY SIMPLE and MINIMAL. Less is better in this challenge. If the entry is considered too busy and detailed, it will be DQ'd. Macro and close-ups welcome. Where possible, the subject should be outside in the natural environment. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE. Save your detailed nature pictures for next week's challenge.
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A mating pair of Black Necked Stilts. I saw them together every time I went to this slough. I even caught them making love one afternoon.
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Submitted: Sunday, 16th February, 2014 03:55 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 25th March, 2013
Focal length: 108 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 400
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