J3878 : Oystercatcher, Holywood - November 2016(3)

taken 3 years ago, near to Holywood and Cultra, Northern Ireland

Oystercatcher, Holywood - November 2016(3)
Oystercatcher, Holywood - November 2016(3)
An oystercatcher, one of a small flock of about twenty along the shore of Belfast Lough, apparently swimming in shallow water on an ebb tide. This link LinkExternal link has some correspondence on the subject of whether waders can swim. They donít, of course, have webbed feet to propel them along.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 23 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Place (from Tags)
Holywood  Belfast Lough 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 389 788 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.3312N 5:50.9284W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 389 788
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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