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Grey Plover

Grey Plover
Photographed byGeoffrey Dennis on Sat 4th Nov, 2017 and uploaded on Sat 17th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1400x971
Viewed128
ID29514
CommentI admire these birds immensely because of there unbelievable migration each year across an increasingly hostile environment. I photographed this bird strolling along busy Sandgate Beach on a weekend. Despite the people, the dogs running loose on the beach and bicycles traveling along the nearby bikeway, this bird continued to feed on the beach just below the rock wall. This allowed me to get in a good position to get some nice sharp images. I like this image because of the bird's "poise" and it illustrates the bird in its natural environment.
EquipmentCamera Canon EOS 5d Mk III
Lens Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM telephoto lens
F-stop f/5.6
Exposure time 1/3200 sec
ISO 400
Exposure Bias -0.3 Step
Focal length 400mm
Metering mode Pattern
Exposure Program Aperture Priority
White Balance Auto
Support Manfrotto Monopod
LocationSandgate Beach (Queensland)
Keywordsnon-breeding plumage
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