Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) varied plumage

Photo of Curlew Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper

Of the group of three Curlew Sandpipers here, the left most one has partial breeding plumage, while the other two are in non-breeding plumage. In the background, we can see a Pacific Golden Plover (left) and a Bar-tailed Godwit.

File Name: 2008-03-21_0922   Date/Time: 2008-03-21
Location: Boonooroo, Queensland, Australia.