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Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit (Image ID 40309)
Photographed byPeter Owen on Thu 9th Apr, 2020 and uploaded on Fri 1st May, 2020 .
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ID40309
CommentI spent several days at Goolwa chasing the Bar-tailed Godwits. At one stage there was a flock of fifty three including three in breeding plumage. I was surprised to see Black-tailed Godwits among them. This was the first time I had seen them here. Whilst heavily cropped the image is submitted as it clearly shows the bill and plumage differences between the two.
EquipmentCanon 5DlV, Canon EF400 F4 DO IS 11 USM Lens !.4x TC 560mm F.6.3 1/4000s ISO 1000 handheld
LocationGoolwa, South Australia
Keywordsin flight, adult, non-breeding plumage/features
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