Also at Isabella pond

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: Also at Isabella pond
From: Rosemary Blemings <>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 02:55:48 +0000
What a wonderful sequence and a gift for anyone who might be writing Stories from Isabella Pond. 

Thank you all.


On 10 Oct 2019, at 12:59 pm, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

As mentioned below …
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");" style="color: purple; text-decoration: underline;" class="">>
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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