A friend posted a photo online for help with ID. It was a bird I hadn’t seen before, so I went to where she saw it, and now I have!
Category: Plovers and Shorebirds
Plovers, Dotterels, Lapwings, Stints, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Snipe, Dowitchers, Curlews, Greenshanks, Shanks, Pratincoles and Phalaropes, Stilts, Oystercatchers, Avocets, Sandpipers
This is a really awful photo, taken zoomed in using my iphone. But it’s a new bird 🙂
These birds are quite similar, but the Great Knot is a little bigger than the Red Knot, and the red has chevron shaped marks on the chest, while the great has more dash-like marks....
A better photo of a bar-tailed godwit.
A third new bird for this trip!
Another new bird from this little bit of wetlands. It was an exciting trip! Three new birds.
Another new one for me. I’d seen people posting photos of a few birds I’d never seen before that they’d taken here, so thought I should check it out!
White-headed Stilt used to be called Black-headed Stilt.
These are better images than in this old post.
Awful photos of another new wader, found at Wellington Point.
Gorgeous elegant little wader. There were adult birds there too, but I didn’t get a nice photo of one. I should go through them again and see if I can pick out the best,...
I saw a Pied Oystercatcher at Wellington Point a couple of weeks ago, but I only had my phone with me, so the photos were not very good. I was pleased to see it...