An interesting question

To: "'martin butterfield'" <>, "'COG List'" <>
Subject: An interesting question
From: "Philip Veerman" <>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 13:57:04 +1000
Which Snipe?
A Latham's Snipe would be unusual, only on the basis of time of year (most waders have some that stay through the year, I don't know about that one).
A Painted Snipe would be exciting to have here but they are not a migrant and could turn up anywhere, no reason. Why not North Watson Wetland?
-----Original Message-----From: martin butterfield [ Sent: Monday, 16 May 2011 9:03 AM
To: COG List     Subject: [canberrabirds] An interesting question

A friend who knows birds and thus would not be mistaken has asked "what is a snipe doing in the sedge beds at North Watson Wetland last Friday morning (apart from being very cold)?"

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