ID help: Sandpiper

To: Stephen Murray <>
Subject: ID help: Sandpiper
From: Harry Nyström <>
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2013 09:35:58 +0300
How about a Great Knot? I'm fairly sure I see e.g. some darker dotting in
the white rump/uppertail coverts.

Never seen one, so it's a long shot, but it was the first thing on my mind.


2013/9/14 Stephen Murray <>

> Thanks for the replies so far guys. I did consider Willet, but I don't
> think
> the bird is big enough. Also it has a pale underwing. Red knot would be
> closer to the size, but doesn't have pure white rump.
> Cheers Steve Murray
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Madvig 
> Sent: Saturday, 14 September 2013 12:55 PM
> To: Stephen Murray; 'Birding Aus'
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] ID help: Sandpiper
> Willet is the closest I can get...but, not sure re underwing!?!
> Chheers
> Peter

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