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Sand Pipers, Ruddy Turnstones & Red Knots
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Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Borneo. To many local people it’s known as the revered abode of the dead, believed to be where their ancestors spirits reside. I had spent almost two weeks on the mountain, climbing an hour each morning from camp in the hope of a clear sunrise. Each day the summit was shrouded in mist with only fleeting glimpses of the spectacular landscape. This particular morning was different, and as the sun rose I was able to take this image, revealing the stark and alien-like landscape that surrounds the summit, and glints of red morning light reflected in the granitic rock. #BBC #EarthOnLocation #Borneo #Mountain #Summit #Sunrise #Granite

Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Borneo. To many local people it’s known as the revered abode of the dead, believed to be where their ancestors spirits reside. I had spent almost two weeks on the mountain, climbing an hour each morning from camp in the hope of a clear sunrise. Each day the summit was shrouded in mist with only fleeting glimpses of the spectacular landscape. This particular morning was different, and as the sun rose I was able to take this image, revealing the stark and alien-like landscape that surrounds the summit, and glints of red morning light reflected in the granitic rock. #BBC #EarthOnLocation #Borneo #Mountain #Summit #Sunrise #Granite