FW: [canberrabirds] Also at Isabella pond

To: "" <>
Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Also at Isabella pond
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 01:59:24 +0000

As mentioned below …


A screenshot of a cell phone

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From: Lia Battisson <>
Sent: Monday, 7 October 2019 9:35 PM
To: 'Geoffrey Dabb' <>
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Also at Isabella pond


By all means Geoffrey, it just goes to prove my bad luck with rarities!


From: Geoffrey Dabb
Sent: 7 October 2019 3:54 PM
To: Lia Battisson <>
Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Also at Isabella pond


Lia  -  I think my distant photo should be posted for the record, if you’ve no objection?  g


From: Philip Veerman <>
Sent: Monday, 7 October 2019 2:26 PM
To: 'shorty' <>; 'sandra henderson' <m("","shirmax2931");">>
Cc: 'COG Chat' <>
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Also at Isabella pond


Yes a whole crowd assembled to see this bird. Nice opportunity.  Not especially easy as it crossed from one side and length of the pond to the other a few times. Surely lots of photos were taken. Strangest thing was Lia walked about a metre past it, not knowing, because it was perched on the lower side of the wall, whilst we watched this from far away, having watched it fly across.




From: shorty
Sent: Monday, 7 October, 2019 11:11 AM
To: sandra henderson
Cc: COG Chat
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Also at Isabella pond


Thanks Sandra, got the Common Sandpiper👍


On Mon, 7 Oct 2019, 09:45 sandra henderson, <> wrote:

A possible common sandpiper


Still not great on IDiing these waders. Pre White under, bobbing continuously. Again, on Isabella side now, but very wary and flying several times across pond can't get close enough for phone photo



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