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Whimbrel | by coniferconifer
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captured in May,2011 at Kasai seaside park, Tokyo.

post processed in 2017

After removing legs , Whimbrel swallowed a poor crab.

Long curved bill seems convenient to pick up poor crabs and protect bird's eye from counter attacks by preys.

GPS attached Whimbrel is tracked by satellite and shows 5000km flight at one time according to this article ( and

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Taken on May 4, 2017