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Subject: PENRHYN ESTUARY - AM 11.10.06
From: "Graham Buchan" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 12:25:56 +1000

At Penrhyn this morning at high tide on the sandspit, north-easterly 4-5, sunny 
and warming up fast!

Bar-tailed Godwit    28
Red Knot                8
White-Fronted Tern  1 (2 yesterday)
Crested Tern          12
Red-Necked Stint    0 (9 yesterday pm)
Curlew Sandpiper    1 (0 yesterday)
P Golden Plover       0 (6 yesterday pm)
Sharpies                11
Silver Gull               34
L-Black Cormorant   3
Other terns              Nil
WB Sea Eagle        1 (circling very high up, just visible to naked eye)
Pelican                  1
Yellow-Faced HE    1 (flying around the spit and the scrub behind)

No other birds on the estuary except 3 Silver Gulls opposite the main boat ramp.

Birds flagged or banded

Same orange flagged Red Knot from yesterday

Cheers, Graham Buchan

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