Out of Area ID?

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Subject: Out of Area ID?
From: Julie Clark <>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:20:32 +0000
Hi All,

I saw this bird at Shoalhaven Heads Inlet yesterday. It was feeding alone on the sand flats. It was a long distance away and at the time I assumed it was a Red-capped Plover. On looking at the photos I'm now not so sure.

Lesser Sand-Plover came to mind, but I've only seen them once and I'm generally very inexperienced with coastal birds.

Any help would be appreciated.

A highlight of the short trip was a Beach Stone-Curlew in the same area. (I'll add some photos to Flickr when I edit them).

Julie Clark
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