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Pacific Golden Plover

Pacific Golden Plover
Photographed byDoug Castle on Fri 9th Mar, 2018 and uploaded on Sun 11th Mar, 2018 .
Resolution1400x955
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ID29861
CommentMany of the Pacific Golden Plovers were changing into breeding colours. They are a common sight around the airport on Lord Howe Island
EquipmentCanon 1Dx Mark11, EF400mm , +1.4 ext, ,f10,1/800, ISO 800, handheld
LocationLord Howe Island (New South Wales)
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Keywordsadult, breeding plumage
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