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Lakescape - 626
Lakescape - 626

A standout
performance ...

Terek Sandpiper
... stands out
among a group of
Lesser Sand Plovers

with his exceptional
bill ...

Only member of the
genus Xenus ... Greek
for a stranger ...

Both these species
may stray to Alaska
as vagrants ...

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Charadrius mongolus

Xenus cinereus

Tidal collection
Coastal Gujarat
India
20 January 2016
Habitat
Coastal
Location
Balachadi, Jamnagar, Gujarat
Date taken
16.01.2016
Scientific name
Xenus cinereus, Charadrius mongolus
the terek sandpiper is one of my favourite waders, Alok, and it's in wonderful company here, a gorgeous photo you've taken, lucky you, awesome work, many tfs!!!
 
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A beautifully detailed group capture of these Sandpipers Alok and a great capture buddy!
 
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What a wonderful sighting this was for you Alok. I love the charadrius plovers and you've a lovely group of them, being supervised by the sandpiper too LOL

A terrific picture many thanks for showing it to us my friend.
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
Added by
aloktewari
Date added
View count
137
Comment count
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Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/6.5
Focal length
642.6 mm
Exposure time
1/500
ISO
140
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
DSCN4332.JPG
File size
1.2 MB
Date taken
Wed, 20 January 2016 10:28 AM
Dimensions
2153px x 1288px

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