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Masked Lapwing


Posted by gregc on Wed Oct 05, 2022 7:39 pm

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Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) taking a bath in a tidal pool on the shore reef. You can see the characteristic wing spurs, this is the northern race.

ISO640, 420mm, f5.6, 1/3200, by OM Systems and Olympus.

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by david fletcher on Thu Oct 06, 2022 1:58 am
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Super head on which clearly shows its spurs as mentioned Greg. Nice one.
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by peter makuch on Thu Oct 06, 2022 6:32 am
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great action shot and well detailed captured.
 

by Jakejacoby on Thu Oct 06, 2022 8:12 am
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Wonderful capture Greg.
 

by Carol Clarke on Thu Oct 06, 2022 10:02 am
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Wonderful capture and detail, Greg!

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by Karl Egressy on Fri Oct 07, 2022 9:34 am
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Excellent action shot, nice details.
 

by Gene Gwin on Fri Oct 07, 2022 2:16 pm
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Greg, Nice details and droplets. I don't think that I've seen this bird before. Thanks for sharing.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat Oct 08, 2022 7:10 am
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Great low angle and action captured, Greg.
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by John Meade on Sat Oct 08, 2022 3:26 pm
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Terrific action shot of this unique bird.
 

by John Meade on Sat Oct 08, 2022 3:27 pm
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Terrific action shot of this unique bird.
 

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