Taken on 05/09/2010
© Mark Curley
In Japanese this bird is called "Hibari-shigi" which means "Skylark wader", presumably because of plumage tones/colouration. This is not a great shot, but I include it because you can actually see the eponymous long toe!
Canon 300mm f2.8 + 1.4x Extender.
Inashiki area, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
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