Sharp-tailed sandpiper (802/2289)

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While waiting for high tide to pass and expose the mud flat feeding grounds that attract these, and many other migrant birds half way around the world, this sharp-tailed sandpiper takes good care of its feathers.

Common names
sharp-tailed sandpiper
Manukau Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
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