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Australian Pied Oystercatcher

Australian Pied Oystercatcher
Photographed byJohn Eley on Tue 14th Nov, 2017 and uploaded on Sat 10th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1400x787
Viewed160
ID29440
CommentI was looking to capture a photo of some crested terns while sitting at the beach, and while I was waiting this Pied Oystercatcher came close and presented an unexpected opportunity with the light in the right area to highlight the contrasting colours.
EquipmentCanon 7D Mark11 100-400 f4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
LocationGolden Beach (Queensland)
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Keywordsadult
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