Thursday, 7 October 2010

Cabo da Praia, pure and simple

No waffle, just waders - a shorebird retrospective from late September at the Azorean wader hot-spot on Terceira.

Juvenile Semipalmated Plover.



Juvenile Kentish Plover.


Adult winter Grey Plover.

Juvenile Knot.
Adult winter Sanderling.
Juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper.

Adult White-rumped (left) and juvenile Western Sandpipers.

Common Snipe (with juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper in background).

2 comments:

  1. The adult winter Plover is amazing Dominic. All so varied and each so beautiful and yet I always like to try and select one that touches my soul and this one Plover is wonderful. Have a blessed and safe weekend~

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  2. Thanks for your very kind comment, Mary. Waders have become one of my favourite groups of birds, and are often challenging to photograph.

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