Ruff

Calidris pugnax

ML63909331


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Bill Williams
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eBird Checklist S38249259
Craney Island Disposal Area (restricted access)
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 36.9065, -76.37 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

a molting male; relatively large, chunky shorebird, circa Greater Yellowlegs size; thick, bright, yellow/orange bill with black tip; white above the bill; split, white eye-ring; dark eye; face, crown and nape pale brown streaked; white throat and upper breast; lower belly and flanks to the legs dark black; white vent; proportionately long, thick, bright yellow/orange legs and toes; upper wings mottled dark brown and black; one brief flight observed revealing white V on the upper tail; tip of tail brown; bird was not present later in the day

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D7100
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
600 mm
Shutter speed
1/750 sec
ISO
200
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
351KB
Dimensions
1539 x 1225

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