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Australian Pied Oystercatcher

Australian Pied Oystercatcher
Photographed byCon Boekel on Sat 26th Aug, 2017 and uploaded on Sun 25th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1400x1050
Viewed411
ID29657
CommentOne of a pair actively searching for oysters but being forced to shift by a rising tide.
EquipmentCanon 5D Mk IV
Canon EF 500mm 1:4 L IS 11 USM
Handheld
f/9
1/4000 sec
ISO-800
0 step
500 mm
Processed using first DPP 4 and then PSE 13
LocationCudgen Creek Kingscliff (New South Wales)
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Keywordsin flight, adult
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