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Bar-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit
Photographed byJohn Eley on Mon 7th Mar, 2016 and uploaded on Sat 10th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1400x656
Viewed185
ID29437
CommentThis photo was taken in March just prior to the start of the migration, and some birds were starting to show breeding plumage which is so lovely, and it gives you a great comparison between breeding and non-breeding colours.
EquipmentCanon 7D Mark11 100-400 f4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
LocationToorbul (Queensland)
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Keywordsadult, breeding plumage, non-breeding plumage
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