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Calidris mauri (Western Sandpiper)

These birds make a soft tweeting sound as they feed and they move in a mob. I just stood there as the mob moved toward me.


Altitude: 5m (16 feet)
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Friday, July 17th, 2009 at 9:31 AM
Exposure: 1/400 sec at f5.6
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor at 105mm
(equivalent field of view of a 157.5mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Location:
Guise Bay Take Me To Your Spa Western Sandpipers Feeding Guise Bay Western Sandpipers Feeding Sign At Settlement Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Guise Bay Western Sandpipers Feeding Sign At Settlement Kelp In Sand Eagle In Foggy Trees Boardwalk Beside Town Lighthouse First Landing Brooks Beach Pano Swampy Lake Guise Bay Sign At Settlement Kelp In Sand First Landing Brooks Beach Pano Scarlett Point Lighthouse Beach Side At Camp Site Helen On The Observing Platform Sandy Beach Tidepooling Rusting Dodge At Telegraph Cove Orca Breaching Composite Yellow Headed Blackbird New National Park Sign On Approach To Mudge Castle With Irises Reflecting Pond Four Otters Ferry Terminal View From Second Chief Mud Flats at Sunset Waiting For Lifts To Open View From Lunch Yellow Headed Blackbird New National Park Sign On Approach To Mudge View From Second Chief Mud Flats at Sunset Waiting For Lifts To Open View From Lunch Tarn In Front Of Anniversary Glacier Mark And Mike At Summit Baby And Mom Walking Toward Log Boardwalk In Meadow Yellow Headed Blackbird New National Park Sign Waiting For Lifts To Open Mark And Mike At Summit Lake Namu Baby And Mom Walking Toward Log Boardwalk In Meadow Rock Margin Front of Condo Fence at Rathtrevor Jaques and Charles Kayaking Yellow Headed Blackbird Smoke From Forest Fire Mark And Mike At Summit Lake Namu Baby And Mom Walking Toward Log Front of Condo Immature Bog Cranberry Numa Falls (Veiled) Athabasca Falls Closer Salt Flats With Hills Mount Robson In Fog Guise Bay Take Me To Your Spa Western Sandpipers Feeding Sign At Settlement Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Kelp In Sand Eagle In Foggy Trees Boardwalk Beside Town Lighthouse First Landing Brooks Beach Pano Guise Bay Western Sandpipers Feeding Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Kelp In Sand Boardwalk Beside Town Lighthouse First Landing Brooks Beach Pano Swampy Lake Scarlett Point Lighthouse Beach Side At Camp Site Guise Bay Sign At Settlement Kelp In Sand First Landing Brooks Beach Pano Scarlett Point Lighthouse Beach Side At Camp Site Helen On The Observing Platform Sandy Beach Tidepooling Rusting Dodge At Telegraph Cove Orca Breaching Composite Yellow Headed Blackbird New National Park Sign On Approach To Mudge Castle With Irises Reflecting Pond Four Otters Ferry Terminal View From Second Chief Mud Flats at Sunset Waiting For Lifts To Open View From Lunch Yellow Headed Blackbird New National Park Sign On Approach To Mudge View From Second Chief Mud Flats at Sunset Waiting For Lifts To Open View From Lunch Tarn In Front Of Anniversary Glacier Mark And Mike At Summit Baby And Mom Walking Toward Log Boardwalk In Meadow Yellow Headed Blackbird New National Park Sign Waiting For Lifts To Open Mark And Mike At Summit Lake Namu Baby And Mom Walking Toward Log Boardwalk In Meadow Rock Margin Front of Condo Fence at Rathtrevor Jaques and Charles Kayaking Yellow Headed Blackbird Smoke From Forest Fire Mark And Mike At Summit Lake Namu Baby And Mom Walking Toward Log Front of Condo Immature Bog Cranberry Numa Falls (Veiled) Athabasca Falls Closer Salt Flats With Hills Mount Robson In Fog
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Region: British Columbia, North America, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Calidris mauri (Western Sandpiper)
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 4288 x 2848

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