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Dunlin - Calidris alpina  Animal,Animalia,Aves,Bird,Bulgaria,Calidris alpina,Charadriiformes,Chordata,Dunlin,Europe,Geotagged,Mramor,Nature,Scolopacidae,Shorebird,Sofia,Summer,Wader,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Whoa, super clear shot, can count the feathers. Well done! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! Posted 8 months ago
  2. The detail is incredible - beautiful. Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thank you, Barry! Posted 8 months ago

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The dunlin is a small wader, sometimes separated with the other "stints" in ''Erolia''. It is a circumpolar breeder in Arctic or subarctic regions. Birds that breed in northern Europe and Asia are long-distance migrants, wintering south to Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East. Birds that breed in Alaska and the Canadian Arctic migrate short distances to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, although those nesting in Northern Alaska overwinter in Asia. Many dunlins winter along.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Sep 14, 2019. Captured Sep 12, 2019 18:44 in Unnamed Road, 1261, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO1000
  • 560mm