Double-banded Plover, Manly, QLD and Victoria

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Subject: Double-banded Plover, Manly, QLD and Victoria
From: jenny spry <>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 18:45:40 +1100

There was one D-b P at Werribee treatment plant on 2nd February.



On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 6:16 PM, Kailash Willis <> wrote:

> Hi Chris and others,
> i cannot comment on the usuall arival dates of Double-banded Plovers but i
> saw my first one for the year on the first of Febrary near Wonthaggi in
> Victoria.
> several others have arrived since then, at last count (yesterday) there
> were a toal of four.
> cheers,
> Kailash
> > From: 
> > To: ; 
> > Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Double-banded Plover, Manly, QLD
> > Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 15:56:10 +1000
> >
> > Hi Chris,
> >
> > DBPs arrive on our shores in February and I think the earliest record we
> > have is 11th February at Inskip Point. I can also recall seeing two very
> > young juvenile birds at the Port of Brisbane early in the season. I
> cannot
> > remember exactly when it was and would have to look up my records, but
> sure
> > it was February or early March.
> >
> > Linda.

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