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Curlew Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper (Image ID 39284)
Photographed byTerence Alexander on Sat 30th Nov, 2019 and uploaded on Sun 23rd Feb, 2020 .
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ID39284
CommentThe Curlew Sandpiper is quite distinct with its down curved bill and long black legs. Sadly these birds are listed as critically endangered probably due to the loss of inter-tidal mudflat habitat along migratory routes and in Australia.
EquipmentCamera body- Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens 1/1600 sec f/7.1 ISO 320
LocationQueens Esplanade, Thorneside, Queensland
Keywordsadult, non-breeding plumage/features
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