I'm reaching into my (meager) archives for these photos. Back when I first got my camera, I was obsessed with trying to capture these baby Stilts. I went to the site repeatedly with the result that these babies must have thought I was their own personal paparazzi. My skills have definitely improved since I took these photos back in May. This next Spring, there will hopefully be babies at the same site again and I'll be ready!
I was amazed at how far the babies would range away from the adults, so there are only a couple of shots where I got both.
Some days, the adults weren't even at this pond and the babies were alone.
As in this shot.
Of course, what kid doesn't want to get into the mud all the way up to his knees?
This is one of the few shots where I managed to get both babies together. Most of the time they had spread out to opposite sides of the pond.
I like that they are almost reflections of one another.