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Campo Lugar Plains, Extremadura


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/800, f/13.0, ISO 800á
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Gro▀trappe Dutch  Grote Trap
Italian  Otarda eurasiatica Spanish  Avutarda Com˙n


This Great Bustard, in its autumnal plumage, was barely visible with the naked eye, far away in the Extremadura steppes, 20 miles at the south of the city of Trujillo.


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Great Bustard autumn plumage
Otis tarda
Outarde barbue

Jean-Michel PAULUS