Any XX-400mm-ish tele for under $1000?

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Any XX-400mm-ish tele for under $1000?

The Canon 100-400mm would be just fine, but is over my budget.  Are there any other lenses (any brands) to even consider out there, with decent IQ?  I have a 70-200 f4 IS USM, and know that I could eeke out 280mm with a 1.4X TC, but would really like a native zoom lens that could reach 400mm.

Recommendations?

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