Two Ruffs fighting at the lek to attract the attention of females

Two Ruffs fighting at the lek to attract the attention of females
Species: Ruff   Calidris pugnax
Author: Roger Powell
Date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Added to IBC: 10 Jun 2014 - 21:16
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Photo from HBW World Bird Photo Contest 2014

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Roger Powell, IBC1058976. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1058976.

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Roger Powell, IBC1058976. Photo of Ruff Calidris pugnax at Varanger Fjord, Norway. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1058976.

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