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Australian Pied Oystercatcher

Australian Pied Oystercatcher (Image ID 29411)
Photographed byRay Hastings on Tue 6th Feb, 2018 and uploaded on Thu 8th Feb, 2018 .
CommentOnly had a couple of hours of birding available in order to build up entries for the competition but never the less happy with the results. This bird looked as though it was going through a sobriety test!
EquipmentNikon D4, Nikon 500mm (Non VR) +1.4 ext
1/1250, f14, ISO 800
LocationBeach at 1770 (Queensland)
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