3 birds, possibly sub-adult, in eclipse plumage, foraging

3 birds, possibly sub-adult, in eclipse plumage, foraging
Species: Sharp-tailed Sandpiper   Calidris acuminata
Author: Geoffrey Dabb
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Added to IBC: 19 Feb 2012 - 02:32
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Altitude (m): 
562 meters
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Strong early morning light

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Geoffrey Dabb, IBC995316. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/995316.

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Geoffrey Dabb, IBC995316. Photo of Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata at Fyshwick Sewage Ponds, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/995316.

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