I’ve never seen one of these before. Saw him when I pulled in and had to snap off a shot. I have no clue what kind of bird it is, but he sure is fun to watch when he walks.
Edit: Apparently, it is an “American Woodcock.” Thanks to redditor “OsoGato” for clarifying!
vivitar 200mm f3.5
some cropping, sharpening, and auto-levelling to improve clarity
Uploaded by gentlemanbeggar on 10 Feb 11, 10.00PM CST.