HP5605 : Low tide, Westing beach

taken 12 years ago, near to Westing, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Low tide, Westing beach
Low tide, Westing beach
On an unusually low tide the sand and seaweed of the lower part of the Westing beach is exposed. The bird is a Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica), a migrant from the Arctic on its way to western Europe or even Africa for the winter.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 September, 2008
Category
Beach   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 569 057 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:43.8207N 0:57.4966W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 569 056
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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