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Limnodromus scolopaceus (Long-billed Dowitcher)

I was quite surprised to the see these shore birds dwarfed by the peacefull mallards. Generally Mallards are enough of a pain that other birds don't hang out.


Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Monday, July 17th, 2006 at 3:01 PM
Exposure: 1/125 sec at f10.0
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 200-400mm f5.6 Tamron at 360mm
(equivalent field of view of a 540mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 29% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 991mm lens on a 35mm camera
Plumage: Breeding
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Metro Vancouver, Delta, Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Scientific Name: species related to Limnodromus scolopaceus (Long-billed Dowitcher)
Tag: bird, Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2331 x 1554

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