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Las Dehesas Channel, Extremadura


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/1000, f/6.3, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Charadriiformes   Family  Scolopacidae

Deutsch  Flussuferläufer Dutch  Oeverloper
Italian  Piro piro piccolo Spanish  Andarríos Chico


Note the white gap separating the breast and carpal area and, in flight, the bursts of wingbeats alternating with a glide on down-bowed wings.


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Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
Chevalier guignette

Jean-Michel PAULUS