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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
A beautiful group of those shorebirds on that blue water. The picture gives you a feeling of peace. Great shot Dr. Alok.
 
Alok a beautiful group with the two Tereks and Plovers, well camouflaged in the group.....awesome image...thanks for sharing! Stay safe!
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
Added by
aloktewari
Date added
View count
130
Comment count
21

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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