East Timor birding trip; Masked Lapwings on Ashmore

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Subject: East Timor birding trip; Masked Lapwings on Ashmore
From: colin trainor <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:16:02 +0930
Thanks Mike thats interesting. They seem to be a uncommon to rare vagrant to 
Lesser Sundas, with rare small influxes.

The Ashmore data is giving an interest frame of reference for Aust birds 
travelling north.



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> 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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