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Curlew Sandpiper, Red Knot

Curlew Sandpiper, Red Knot
Photographed byIan Wilson on Wed 29th Aug, 2018 and uploaded on Sun 2nd Sep, 2018 .
Resolution1400x782
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ID31705
CommentThe four larger birds are Red Knot, the smaller birds with down-curved bill are Curlew Sandpiper. Two of the Red Knots are showing some rusty red breeding plumage.
EquipmentCanon 5Ds + 400 mm f/4 DO II + 1.4x III extender, hand-held.
Manual, spot metering, AI Servo AF with 8-pt expansion, f/8, 1/3200 sec, ISO 640.
Processed using DPP4 and PSE14 with Neat Image plug-in.
LocationStockyard Point, Westernport Bay (Victoria)
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Keywordsin flight, adult, breeding plumage, non-breeding plumage
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