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Beach Stone-curlew

Beach Stone-curlew
Photographed byIan Wilson on Wed 18th Oct, 2017 and uploaded on Sat 25th Nov, 2017 .
Resolution1400x933
Viewed151
ID28464
CommentYou know what happened next... While we were having lunch the Beach Stone-curlew flew in and landed in the midst of an army of soldier crabs. The crabs rippled out like a shock-wave as they tried to escape. The bird is shown here mopping up a few stragglers.
EquipmentCanon 5Ds+ 300 mm f/2.8 II + 2x III extender, hand-held.
Manual, spot metering, AI Servo spot AF, f/7.1, 1/1000 sec, ISO 200.
Processed with DPP4 and PSE14 with Neat Image plug-in.
LocationArcher Point near Cooktown (Queensland)
Keywordsfeeding, adult
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