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Once the tide was out far enough to expose a bit of mudflat, the peeps spread out along the shore and went to work foraging. I just sat on a grassy shelf above the shore and waited while a handful of them worked their way closer and closer.
· Date: Fri January 12, 2018 · Views: 78 · Filesize: 1062.3kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 680 ·
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Keywords: Least, Sandpiper
Scientific Name: Calidris minutilla
Equipment: D90 100-400
Location: Hayward Shoreline Regional Park, CA
Habitat: bay mudflat
Date Taken: 23 Sept 2017
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KC Foggin

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Fri January 12, 2018 10:35pm

Two very lovely images of this Sandpiper Ann!

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Fri January 12, 2018 11:10pm

..... and he sure came close enough, didn't he Ann.

Are they actually quite confiding, like 'our' Turnstones?

You've a lovely picture of him lassie.

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Sat January 13, 2018 1:23am

Great lighting, focus, detail, colors, eye contact, and setting. Fabulous Sandpiper close-up Doc! Three marvelous posts!

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Sat January 13, 2018 6:38am

Lovely lighting!

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Sat January 13, 2018 11:20am

Another superb capture Ann, well done you! Tfs.

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Sun January 14, 2018 9:31am

Great closeup Ann , very beautiful bird and setting , many tfs MF

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Sun January 14, 2018 4:04pm

Excellent capture of this beautiful little wader, Doc!

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so lovely capture of this which i see for the very first time. not much we see in the gallery.

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