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Semipalmated Plover


Semipalmated Plover
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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/10.0
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-14 18:26
Viewed: 1643
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Semipalmated Plover is a small plover. This species weighs 22–63 g and measures 14–20 cm in length and 35–56 cm across the wings. Adults have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband. Wikipedia

Scientific name: Charadrius semipalmatus

•The Semipalmated Plover has been seen to swim short distances across small water channels during foraging while on migration. Chicks also swim short distances to follow parents to small islets on shallow lakes

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-14 21:28]

Hi,
Beautiful image of this lovely bird on the run..fine details. tfs.
nagraj.v

Super shot Peter!
What a lovely action shot you have presented here. Great sharpness and nice details.Tfs
Best regards
AKBAR

A top class image of this lovely bird , a little directional space on the right would have done wonders.
TFS
Goutham R

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