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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:
Helen Zonked Out With Packs Old Trail Take Me To Your Spa Guise Bay Helen Zonked Out With Packs Old Trail Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Take Me To Your Spa Sign At Settlement Beach Side Field Brooks Beach Pano Eagle In Foggy Trees First Landing Boardwalk Beside Town Lighthouse Swampy Lake Helen Zonked Out With Packs Old Trail Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Guise Bay Boat At Landing Boardwalk In Meadow Stotan Falls Front of Condo Us on Big Tree Falls into Gorge Mark under Rock Pilings With Bird Boxes Eagles On Eagle Island View Towards Flora Island Totem In Front Of U'Mista Centre New National Park Sign Yellow Iris With Ants On Approach To Mudge Reflecting Pond Four Otters Sandheads Lighthouse Ferry Terminal Dive Site Right Castle With Irises Mud Flats at Sunset Waiting For Lifts To Open New National Park Sign Yellow Iris With Ants 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 Boat At Landing Boardwalk In Meadow New National Park Sign Yellow Iris With Ants Waiting For Lifts To Open Mark And Mike At Summit Boat At Landing Boardwalk In Meadow Rock Margin Front of Condo Fence at Rathtrevor Wharf in Namu Diagonal Falls New National Park Sign Waiting For Lifts To Open Mark And Mike At Summit Boat At Landing Front of Condo Wharf in Namu Immature Bog Cranberry Numa Falls (Veiled) Athabasca Falls Closer Bromley Rock Mount Robson In Fog Beach Side Field Brooks Beach Pano Eagle In Foggy Trees First Landing Boardwalk Beside Town Lighthouse Helen Zonked Out With Packs Old Trail Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Take Me To Your Spa Guise Bay Sign At Settlement Totem In Front Of U'Mista Centre Beach Side At Camp Site Scarlett Point Lighthouse Beach Side Field Brooks Beach Pano First Landing Boardwalk Beside Town Lighthouse Swampy Lake Helen Zonked Out With Packs Old Trail Sundews Growing Through Old Trail Boat At Landing Boardwalk In Meadow Stotan Falls Front of Condo Us on Big Tree Falls into Gorge Mark under Rock Pilings With Bird Boxes Eagles On Eagle Island View Towards Flora Island Totem In Front Of U'Mista Centre New National Park Sign Yellow Iris With Ants On Approach To Mudge Reflecting Pond Four Otters Sandheads Lighthouse Ferry Terminal Dive Site Right Castle With Irises Mud Flats at Sunset Waiting For Lifts To Open New National Park Sign Yellow Iris With Ants 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 Boat At Landing Boardwalk In Meadow New National Park Sign Yellow Iris With Ants Waiting For Lifts To Open Mark And Mike At Summit Boat At Landing Boardwalk In Meadow Rock Margin Front of Condo Fence at Rathtrevor Wharf in Namu Diagonal Falls New National Park Sign Waiting For Lifts To Open Mark And Mike At Summit Boat At Landing Front of Condo Wharf in Namu Immature Bog Cranberry Numa Falls (Veiled) Athabasca Falls Closer Bromley Rock Mount Robson In Fog
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Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Calidris mauri (Western Sandpiper)
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 4288 x 2848

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