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Common Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper

Common Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper (Image ID 30164)
Photographed bySandy Castle on Thu 5th Apr, 2018 and uploaded on Mon 9th Apr, 2018 .
Resolution1400x775
Viewed113
ID30164
CommentGroup of waders resting at high tide. Some of sandpipers showing breeding plumage.

[Moderator's Note: Common Greenshank is larger bird, centre-back. Others are Curlew Sandpiper, with range of plumage.]
EquipmentCanon 5D mark111, 400mmf4 DO IS 11 + 1.4 111 extender,1/1250,f9, ISO500, monopod
LocationPort Clinton (South Australia)
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  • 4-star: the two highest scores total 28
  • 3-star: the two highest scores total 27
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Keywordsimmature, adult, breeding plumage, non-breeding plumage
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