Mystery sandpiper

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Subject: Mystery sandpiper
From: "Robert Inglis" <>
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2000 09:32:26 -0800
Hello all,
(especially the shorebird/wader experts)

On Friday 27/10/2000 I spent some time practicing with my video camera by taping
some scenes of birds at Woody Point, SE Qld, Australia.
While reviewing the tape I noticed a sandpiper amongst the flock of Curlew
Sandpipers that seems to be a bit 'different' to the others.

I was struck by what appears to be a split supercilium and a somewhat different

Some images taken from frames of the video tape have been placed on a new page
on my web site.
The images can be viewed by going to:

Constructive comments on possible identification are welcome.

Should be interesting........

The area where I saw the bird is approx 100 metres East of the Woody Point
Woody Point is on the Redcliffe Peninsula just to the north of Brisbane.

Bob Inglis
Woody point SEQld,
27 deg 15min S; 153 deg 5 min E

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