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Pectoral Sandpiper in Flight
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) on a short flight.
Habitat
Post Oak Savannah vegetation area. Open grass farm surrounded by agricultural fields at 74 m (243 ft) elevation.
Location
TriTex Grass Farm, northwest Bryan, Sims Lane Cut-Off, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
April 2024
Scientific name
Calidris melanotos
Equipment used
Canon
wow! splendid inflight capture, Stanley, marvelous feather details, nicely showing that characteristic tail pattern, a real wowzer, many tfs!!
 
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Absolute beauty of a detailed in flight close up and lighting Stanley, many tfs and a fine set today.
 
Amazing capture showing the full beauty of its camo feathers in this superb action capture.
 
Two beautiful detailed wee Peep captures...Top job here Stan!!!
 
And therein lies the beauty of this sandpiper, lovely plumage, Stanley.

Sublime flight shot!
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
183
Comment count
11

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
500
Filename
Pectoral Sandpiper in flight, TriTex Grass Farm, nw of Bryan, Brazos County.jpg
File size
4 MB
Date taken
Mon, 29 April 2024 11:58 AM
Dimensions
1920px x 1768px

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