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Greater Sand Plover, Red-capped Plover, Red-necked Stint

Greater Sand Plover, Red-capped Plover, Red-necked Stint
Photographed byDoug Castle on Mon 2nd Oct, 2017 and uploaded on Sun 4th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1400x816
Viewed133
ID29365
CommentRed-capped Plovers (left), Red-necked Stint (centre - worn breeding plumage) and a Greater Sand-plover (right).
EquipmentCanon 1Dx Mark11, EF 500mm f4 + 1.4 ext, 1/1250, f5.6, ISO 640
LocationWeipa (Queensland)
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Keywordsadult, breeding plumage, non-breeding plumage
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