Re: That Sydney Beach Stone-Curlew

To: "John Clifton-Everest" <>, "Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Re: That Sydney Beach Stone-Curlew
From: "Trevor Quested" <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 1998 16:24:40 +1000
Trevor  & Annie Quested
Sydney,  Australia

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I wonder if the Beach Stone-Curlew now spotted at Kurnell is the same bird
as has been haunting the South Coast for the past few months.  Supposedly
one was loafing about the Shoalhaven estuary last spring (September,
October? I didn't note my informant's exact words, though he did say it was
the first sighting there this century!) It disappeared, but in the early
months of this year one was seen for some time in the Thirroul area.  That
too went away, but shortly afterwards I observed one for a few days on the
flats at Shoalhaven Heads again.  


I must have been away as I don't remember you letting us know about the


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