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Oriental Pratincole

Oriental Pratincole
Photographed byDavid Newell on Fri 26th Jan, 2018 and uploaded on same date.
Resolution1400x933
Viewed69
ID29248
CommentWell camouflaged amongst dead twigs on islands in muddy ponds. Two birds were roosting in the general area. Even after being flushed when a falcon flew over they returned to the same area to continue to roost.
EquipmentCanon 5DIV
EF600mm f4 IS II USM plus 2xTC III (1200mm)
1/640 sec at f/10, ISO 1250
LocationTolderol Game Reserve, Langhorne Creek (South Australia)
Keywordsadult, breeding plumage
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