HP5605 : Sanderling (Calidris alba), Westing beach

taken 8 years ago, near to Westing, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Sanderling (Calidris alba), Westing beach
Sanderling (Calidris alba), Westing beach
Sanderlings breed in the High Arctic and so it is not unusual for them to be still on passage in mid-June. The non-breeding plumage is white and grey, and the sandy-brown summer plumage is not seen as often.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 June, 2010
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 569 056 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:43.7934N 0:57.4535W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 569 056
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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