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Subject: PENRHYN ESTUARY - 15.10.06
From: "Graham Buchan" <>
Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2006 18:10:47 +1000

At Penrhyn this afternoon at high tide on the sandspit, south-easterly 4-5, 
slight drizzle, Cloud Cover 8

Bar-tailed Godwit    51
Red Knot                6
White-Fronted Tern  0 (1 this am)
Crested Tern          1 (10 this am)
Other Terns           0 (Ray Gobbe saw 3 Whiskered at sunrise this am)
Red-Necked Stint    18
Curlew Sandpiper    2 (1 winter, 1 still some summer plumage)
P Golden Plover       0 (9 this am but on the oyster bed)
Sharpies                2 on sandspit
Silver Gull               +50
Kelp Gull                1 2nd/3rd year
Pelican                  1

Birds flagged or banded

1 orange flagged Red Knot; 1 orange over green RN Stint



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