Re: Curlew Sandpiper: Decline caused by leg flagging

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Subject: Re: Curlew Sandpiper: Decline caused by leg flagging
From: "Bob Green" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 18:32:39 +1030
Frank O'Connor wrote
The leg flag is always placed on the right tibia (upper leg).  You claim
the flag was on the left tibia.

I have seen two Curlew Sandpipers recently that have had South Australian flags on the left leg and the band on the right leg. It apparently does happen occasionally.
I'm not getting involved in the flagging debate but the statement needed correcting.
Bob Green
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