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Pectoral Sandpiper


Pectoral Sandpiper
Photo Information
Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-02
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1 D X, Canon 600mm f/4 II + Canon 2.x III conve
Exposure: f/11, 1/800 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-13 20:31
Viewed: 1538
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A medium-sized, chunky shorebird, the Pectoral Sandpiper is found most commonly on mudflats with short grass or weedy vegetation and seems more at home in the grass than in the water.

Adult Description
Medium-sized sandpiper. Moderately long neck. Moderately long, slightly drooping bill. Moderately long, yellowish or greenish legs. Dark, densely streaked chest showing sharp border with white belly. Dark center of rump and tail. Back reddish brown with two thin white lines extending it length.

Immature Description
Juvenile similar to adult, but with more scaly pattern on back and finer streaks on chest.

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-10-13 23:17]

beautiful image of sandpiper. good angle, lighting and nicely presented. tfs.

One of the lovely pic BY lovely eye contact of today what an amazing details and lights well done
PETER TAMAS

Hi Peter
a perfect portrait with a very nice pose and a lovely low pov
tfs
Tom

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