To: <>, <>
Subject: WOTSIT
From: Damien Farine <>
Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 10:10:52 +1000
I would venture a guess at being a Kittlitz's Plover.. coming out of breeding plumage?  Habitat is right, just missing the dark patch in the wing in the photograph.


To: ;
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 19:38:07 +1000
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] WOTSIT

Well, OK Steve.  Think of those cakes of one’s childhood (1950ish), not Lamos, the ones with a custardy filling sandwiched between flaky pastry with a smear of jam on each side.  Haven’t seen them recently but they were popular in their day.  Also, the bird has an alternative vernacular name consisting of one word.


From: Steve Holliday [
Sent: Friday, 15 May 2009 6:08 PM
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] WOTSIT


Hmm, how about a clue? Country? Continent?


From: Geoffrey Dabb [
Sent: Friday, 15 May 2009 5:59 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] WOTSIT


A friend snapped this to test me (I failed).  It is very unlikely you would see this bird in Canberra.  In fact a Grey-headed Lapwing is much more likely.  Any bids?



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