Penrhyn Estuary, Sydney - Flagged Godwit

Subject: Penrhyn Estuary, Sydney - Flagged Godwit
From: Tun Pin Ong <>
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 14:06:57 -0800 (PST)

> Hi,
> Yesterday 25 Nov 2005, I photographed a Victorian
Flagged Bar-tailed
> Godwit among 40 Godwits.
> Also found another Godwit with a only metal ring on
right upper
> leg. Other sightings are a Common Tern(1st time seen
in Penrhyn), a
> Crested
> Tern, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 1 lone Red Knot, 3
> Sharpies, Several Pacific Golder Plovers.
> Red Knot always feeds actively. It could be on its
> way
> to south. Does Red Knot stay in NSW throughtout the
> summer?
> No Little Tern sighted today although 2 was seen
> roosting on the sand bar on 13 Nov 2005. and earlier
> 23 Oct about 10 were counted.
> I will report to Clive Minton separately on the
> flagged Godwit.
> Regards,
> Tun-Pin Ong
> St Leonards

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