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Had a weekend break at robin hoods bay last weekend and saw these on the beach, think its a young oyster catcher.
Sorry for neglecting every one such a busy time at this time of year, hope eveyone is well
Rob

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Apr 2013 - 9:15 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Young oyster catcher ( I think )
Username:bobsblues bobsblues
Uploaded:20 Apr 2013 - 10:02 AM
Tags:Oystercatchers, Robin hoods bay, Sand, Sea, Seaweed, Wildlife / nature
Votes:32

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 10:08 AM

He certainly not an Oyster Catcher , their bills are long, slender and red. He looks more like a Turnstone or even a Sandpiper Bob

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 20 Apr 2013 - 10:09 AM

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1738 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 10:18 AM

Great capture, it's a turnstone.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 11:42 AM

A lovely spot and capture, Rob. Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2183 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 12:46 PM

A great image,I have looked in my Nature Bible and it's a Turnstone,and it's changing colour in the summer to what it's in the Winter.Smile
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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 3:25 PM

Well, I wouldn't know what it was, except it's a great capture, Rob! Smile
Trev Smile

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 6:02 PM

I remember these when I was last there

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 7:22 PM

Super image.

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 7:51 PM

Great capture and wonderful detail and if you say it's a Oystercatcher it is because your bigger than me. Grin

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mooreish
mooreish  2 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2013 - 9:56 PM

Great capture, The seaweed colour adds alot

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 11:16 PM

I thought it was a Turnstone too, nice portrait.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Apr 2013 - 8:04 AM

Great matching colours in the legs and the reed

Peter

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2013 - 8:28 AM

Morning Rob. Lovely image Grin

Kathryn

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Apr 2013 - 11:32 AM

This really is a lovely photo Rob !! I like the 'stuff' with him - it adds colour and interest to the image Smile

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
22 Apr 2013 - 10:51 PM

Great image, Rob, looks like he dozing whilst have a foot bath Wink like the colour of the seaweed, our is usually a grungy greenish black ... Carol Grin

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