East Timor birding trip; Masked Lapwings on Ashmore

To: "colin trainor" <>, <>
Subject: East Timor birding trip; Masked Lapwings on Ashmore
From: "Mike Carter" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:13:32 +1000
Hi Colin, you query frequency of observations of Masked Lapwing on Ashmore Reef where migrants to and from Australia may be encountered. I know of only one record and that was in back in 1997. We've never seen one on the almost annual Kimberley Birdwatching trips in spring neither have we on the now biannual Monash University Monitoring Surveys. So they are rare.

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mount Eliza  VIC 3930
Tel  (03) 9787 7136

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