The Whitecrowned Plovers (or Whitecrowned Lapwings, as you please) were particularly entertaining - often striking a pose akin to those of hunting dogs (think Pointers, Golden Retrievers) as they assumed the pre-strike position. You can see it in the photo below...
Nikkor 500mm f4 VR-II
f5.6 | 1/1250 SS | ISO-140
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Always keep your eyes open for the opportunities delivered by the smaller critters in the field!