Semi-palmated Plover at Clonmel Is, Corner Inlet, Victoria

Subject: Semi-palmated Plover at Clonmel Is, Corner Inlet, Victoria
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 20:36:55 +1000
On Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 08:20:40PM +1000, Laurie Knight wrote:
> Presumably the BaTG have a higher proportion of overwinterers than
> most other migratory waders.  It would be interesting to know if
> those are mostly individuals below breeding age or if more mature
> birds are sitting out the migration.

Just the question I was wondering. I've been told that in south
america its largely first year Bar-tailed Godwits that over winter.
Googling turned up this banding report from Corner Inlet:
suggesting Australia is similar.

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