Whimbrel

Whimbrel
Photographed by:Con Boekel on Wed 16th Aug, 2017 and uploaded on Tue 12th Sep, 2017 .
Resolution:1400x828
Viewed:17
ID:27276
Comment:Sometimes this bird probed the mud with its beak. But mostly it hunted crabs by spotting one (sometimes a couple of meters ahead) and then running towards the crab and taking it on the surface - hence the muddy legs.
Equipment:Canon 5D Mk 1V
Canon EF 500mm 1:4 L IS 11 USM
Velbon tripod
f/7.1
1/8000 sec
ISO-1600
0 step
500 mm
Processed using first DPP 4 and then PSE 13
Location:Cairns Esplanade (Queensland)
Keywords:adult
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