Re: birding-aus Double-banded Plover

To: Chris Dahlberg <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Double-banded Plover
From: Phil & Linda Cross <>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 15:58:20 +1000
Hi Chris et al,

Yes the Queensland Wader Study Group is interested in your information
regarding the
Double-banded Plover north of Cairns.  Could you please supply the
name/s of the
observer/s and the date the bird was seen.

Our group is interested in any future sightings of waders out of their
range.  We are also very eager to receive information on sightings of
flagged and/or
banded waders and terns.   The information we require from the observer
is as

Colour of flag - some terns have coloured bands instead of flags.
Position of flag - upper/lower right/left leg  (please also check for
metal band on other leg and inform of position                         
Location where bird was seen - GPS reading would be appreciated if
Region - (we can supply this if given the location)
Other species associated with.
Any additional comments.

Leg Flag Banding Legend (colour = where banded)
Green  -  Brisbane/Queensland
Orange -  Victoria
Yellow -  Northern Western Australia
White  -  New Zealand (some species banded in New South Wales)
Blue   -  Japan

Please send to me direct.

Linda Cross
Count Co-ordinator
Queensland Wader Study Group
40 Thompson Road
Caboolture 4510
Phone:- 5495 2758

Chris Dahlberg wrote:

> Hi Everybody
>              A visiting birder has photographed a Double-banded Plover at
> Wonga Beach which is 100 kms north of Cairns. I believe there are Cairns
> records? Is the record of any use to anyone?
>      Two days ago I see that some Cattle Egrets are coming into breeding
> plumage.
> Cheers
> Chris
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