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Bird Log 9th June 2008

Today I went to the Stockton Sandspit at the Northern end of the Stockton Bridge over the Hunter River, Newcastle. The bird species that I saw were:

Great Egret

great egret
Camera settings were : 1/400 second, f/9, ISO400 with a 400 mm lens. The camera was a Canon 40D.

The Great Egret has a scientific name of Ardea alba.

Gull-billed Tern

gull-billed tern
Camera settings were : 1/640 second, f/11, ISO400 with a 400 mm lens.

The Gull-billed Tern has a scientific name of Sterna nilotica.

Red-necked Avocet

red-necked avocet
Camera settings were : 1/500 second, f/8, ISO400 with a 400 mm lens.

The Red-necked Avocet has a scientific name of Recurvirostra novaehollandiae.