Category: Plovers and Shorebirds

Plovers, Dotterels, Lapwings, Stints, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Snipe, Dowitchers, Curlews, Greenshanks, Shanks, Pratincoles and Phalaropes, Stilts, Oystercatchers, Avocets

Great Knot, Red Knot

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....

White-headed Stilt

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,...

Grey-tailed Tattler

We often go to Wellington Point for the kids (and us) to catch pokemon. When it’s low tide I take my camera. I’ve only done this twice, but both times I’ve gotten a new...