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Howard King
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I choose to add this picture as it does show what many people think a Greater should look like - but many of the features like its apparent square head, are all to do with the angle of the bird to the camera.
· Date: Tue September 22, 2009 · Views: 102 · Filesize: 85.0kb, 114.0kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 764 ·
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Keywords: Greater, Sand, Plover
Scientific Name: Charadrius leschenaultii
Equipment Used: Nikon D300 Tamron 200-500mm lens
Location: Busaiteen Bahrain
Habitat: coastal and wetlands
Date Taken: 22-09-09
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Deanneart

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Tue September 22, 2009 12:00pm

Great capture Howard

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KC Foggin

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Tue September 22, 2009 12:24pm

A lovely capture right down to the catch-light in its eye.

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Donald Talbott

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Tue September 22, 2009 12:43pm

Magnificent shot Howard. Thanks!

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Tue September 22, 2009 1:48pm

i can never tell the difference so if i got a shot of any from my next trip to alkhoumrh it will your job to say who's who. looool

love the one in face book more.

can you please check this just to confirm, some of the comments from the gallery confused me.

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Tue September 22, 2009 3:51pm

sorry forgot the link

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=152219

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Tue September 22, 2009 4:22pm

not in face book here on BF at my post of yesterday

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...2/ppuser/71763

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