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White-throated Needletail

White-throated Needletail
Photographed byJack Shick on Sat 1st Dec, 2018 and uploaded on same date.
Resolution1400x933
Viewed18
ID32905
CommentMy mate Hank Bower said there has been some Needletails around so I wanted to catch up with them. After a bit of a scramble and a perch in the top of a tree I managed some keepers. Man they are fast!!
[Moderators note: fine black scaling on undertail-coverts denotes juvenile plumage. Adults have a clean white plumage].
EquipmentSony a9 .. 100-400mm f5.6 1/5000 iso 1000 hand held.. a fairly large crop but happy with the result.
LocationLittle Mutton Bird grounds LHI (Lord Howe Island)
Keywordsjuvenile
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