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Haematopus unicolor (Variable Oystercatcher)

I think this poor guy has three different banding systems around his legs.


Altitude: 2m (6 feet)
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Thursday, November 23rd, 2006 at 4:37 PM
Exposure: 1/160 sec at f9.0
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 56% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 400mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
NZDotterel On Beach Variable Oyster Catcher Mark Watching The View Lunch At Winery NZDotterel On Beach Mark Watching The View Lunch At Winery NZDotterel On Beach Mark Watching The View Lunch At Winery NZDotterel On Beach Lunch At Winery NZDotterel On Beach Gun Emplacement Lunch At Winery NZDotterel On Beach Lunch At Winery Gun Emplacement Mark In Front Of Gyser Returning To Boat Andrea And Bob Walking Out For ASwim Returning To Boat Andrea And Bob Walking Out For ASwim Returning To Boat Andrea And Bob Walking Out For ASwim Vineyard Helen Is Feeling Warm Mark At Dam Overlook Lunch At Winery River Going Into Cave Mark In Front Of Gyser Lunch At Winery NZDotterel On Beach Gun Emplacement Lunch At Winery Gun Emplacement Lunch At Winery Gun Emplacement Mark In Front Of Gyser Returning To Boat Andrea And Bob Walking Out For ASwim Returning To Boat Andrea And Bob Walking Out For ASwim Returning To Boat Andrea And Bob Walking Out For ASwim Vineyard Helen Is Feeling Warm Mark At Dam Overlook Lunch At Winery River Going Into Cave Mark In Front Of Gyser
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Region: Oceania, Polynesia
Scientific Name: species related to Haematopus unicolor (Variable Oystercatcher)
Tag: bird, seashore
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 3216 x 2136

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