Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Black-Bellied Plover

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Black-Bellied Plover, Pluvialis squatarola, at Bolivar Flats, Texas.
This bird is in breeding plumage, more correctly known as “alternate plumage.”

Image: Joseph Kennedy, 6 June 2008 [larger view].

Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1600s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.


  1. #1 EyeNoU
    July 27, 2008

    Bolivar Flats, Texas? I used to wadefish there. It is behind the North Jetty. Guess I never noticed all the different bird species.

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