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Masked Lapwing watching the tourists

These masked lapwings (masked plovers) were on the lawn at Sydney's Royal Botanical Garden. The curious one with its head cocked was watching tourists, including me, pass by.

TAGS: Australia, Bird, Garden, Wildlife

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© Janessa Mulepati.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2016
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 28, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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