Close-up views of a winter plumaged bird with slow motion footage showing the unique bill structure, mostly lateral views.

Close-up views of a winter plumaged bird with slow motion footage showing the unique bill structure, mostly lateral views.
Species: Spoon-billed Sandpiper   Calidris pygmaea
Author: Mark Andrews
Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Added to IBC: 7 Mar 2014 - 17:13
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Mark Andrews, IBC1221187. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1221187.

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Mark Andrews, IBC1221187. Video of Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea at Laem Pak Bia-Pak Thale, Thailand. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1221187.

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