waders and terns

Subject: waders and terns
From: (anthony mitchell)
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 1996 15:01:05 +0010
hello all

trip report from yeppoon (central queensland coast) from saturday
(26/10/96) morning.  highlights were a single jabiru sitting on the beach,
plus 5 grey plover.  the little terns and common terns have started to move
back through central queensland. we checked for leg flags but couldnt see
any.  also saw pied oystercatchers with 2 dependant young and a red-capped
plover sitting on a nest.

red necked stint        390
red capped plover       23
pied oystercatcher      6       including 2 dependant young
mongolian plover        393
large sand plover       20
eastern curlew          95
curlew sandpiper        20
bar-tailed godwit       44
greenshank              13
whimbrel                17
ruddy turnstone         5
sanderling              1
grey plover             5
golden plover           10
sharp-tailed sandpiper  9
great knot              5

crested tern            110
lesser crested tern     2
caspian tern            1
little tern             400
common tern             70
gull-billed tern        20


anthony mitchell

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