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Hooded Plover

Hooded Plover
Photographed byDoug Castle on Sun 31st Dec, 2017 and uploaded on Sun 4th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1248x873
Viewed450
ID29363
CommentA pair of Hooded plovers had one chick on Long Beach, Robe in front of a very busy caravan park. Unfortunately the chick was found dead on New Years Day and the protective ropes and stakes that closed off the nesting area had been vandalised by New Years Eve revellers.
EquipmentCanon 1Dx Mark11, EF 500mm f4 + 1.4 extender, 1/1000, f7.1, ISO 640, taken lying on the sand.
LocationLong Beach, Robe (South Australia)
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Keywordsjuvenile, adult
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