I think the big guy is probably the mother (or father? - I can't tell their sex!) as they were walking side by side! #1 Mother at 800mm (428 + 2xTC 1/180 f11) NIKON D200    ---    800mm    f/11.0    1/180s    ISO 200 #2 Mother showing off her new dress! (428 + 2.0 TC, 1/350, f11) NIKON D200    ---    800mm    f/11.0    1/350s    ISO 400 #3 Baby birdie! (428, 1/800, f5) NIKON D200    ---    400mm    f/5.0    1/800s    ISO 200 #4 "If I stay low, you will not see me! I will even camouflage my month with sand!" Baby plovers will stay low to hide themselves when danger is around because they cannot really fly yet. (428 + 1.7 TC, 1/350, f 7.1) NIKON D200    ---    650mm    f/7.1    1/350s    ISO 200 #5 Head of mother (400 + 2.0TC, 1/180, f11) NIKON D200    ---    800mm    f/11.0    1/180s    ISO 200 #6 Baby head, if you look carefully you can see me in its eyes! (428+1.7TC, 1/250, f9) NIKON D200    ---    650mm    f/9.0    1/250s    ISO 200 Thanks for looking!