Aha, it would help if I provided a link!
There are images of both the Hooded Plover and the probably Arctic Tern on
the page, so please head over and chat about the ID of the tern.
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:04 AM, Chris Sanderson <
> Hi all,
> Further to Jill's email, I've worked with Clive Allen (who found and
> photographed both birds within 15 minutes of each other!) to produce a
> sightings page. If anyone goes to see the birds let me know and I will
> update the page with the details. We're particularly interested in any news
> of the tern, which hasn't been re-seen since it's discovery on Tuesday. I'm
> going up there today and will put anything I find on the page.
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Jill Dening <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> This week a juvenile Hooded Plover and a red-billed tern (?Arctic?) in
>> breeding plumage were seen during the course of regular shorebird surveys of
>> the Noosa estuary on Tuesday, June 15. The tern was not seen again, but the
>> plover was still there yesterday. Both birds were photographed by Clive
>> Allen, a regular member of my team of observers. I was not present.
>> If birders attempt to see the bird/s, please ensure that the welfare of
>> the bird remains your priority.
>> The plover was seen in several places in the smallish estuary on Tuesday
>> and Wednesday. It moved around with the tide changes. There is a free public
>> telescope mounted at the end carpark at Noosa Woods, which is accessed
>> through Hastings Street.
>> Jill Dening
>> Jill Dening
>> Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
>> 26° 51' 41"S 152° 56' 00"E
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