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Red-necked Avocet

Red-necked Avocet (Image ID 46073)
Photographed byMichael Hamel-Green on Thu 29th Apr, 2021 and uploaded on Sun 9th May, 2021 .
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ID46073
CommentWith their long legs, gracefulness, and upwardly curved beaks, Avocets can sometimes seem like ballet dancers or figure skaters. Here is one limbering up for the day, performing an arabesque, standing on one leg with the other leg raised behind it. Songbirds offer us the dawn chorus, Avocets the dawn ballet.
EquipmentNikon Z7ii, Nikon 300mm PF f420, Nikon TC1.4
420mm
ISO 1250
1/1250th f10
LocationWestern Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria
Keywordsadult
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