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Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed godwit)

They have a funny behaviour where they still their bill in all the way to their face. They seemed pretty successful at pulling food out of the sand.


Altitude: 5m (16 feet)
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 4:51 PM
Exposure: 1/1000 sec at f6.3
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR + TC-20E III
With cropping (you see 11% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 2346mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
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Plumage: Non-Breeding
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed godwit)
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2511 x 1674

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