You've got little ritual's you do down at the beach, don't you. Spread out the towel, dip the toes in the water.
These guys have a pretty regular routine at the Mandeville lakefront on Lake Pontchartrain. They line up on the pier and wait for the waves to wash over their feet. Of course, the occasional wave will scare a few of them up into the air as it lurches at them. But there is always the brave feathery beast who wins that game of chicken.
Maybe this is the avian form of surfing. A way to pass a hot summer day.
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