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Birdline Australian Capital Territory

Birdline ACT is a site for the reporting of rare or unusual birds outside their normal range, unusually high or low numbers, early or late arrivals or departures for migrant species and interesting behaviour or unusual habitat usage. Observations interesting to you can also be reported, but please provide justification. If you have any questions, please contact the moderators. Good birding and thanks for contributing to Birdline ACT! You can follow Birdline ACT on the web, RSS and Twitter.

Birdline Australian Capital Territory is supported by Birdlife Australia and moderated by Alastair Smith.

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March 2023
Sun 5highlightSharp-tailed Sandpiper
Jerrabomberra Wetlands Nature Reserve
Single sandpiper was observed foraging in the wetlands. Buff wash to neck indicates probable juvenile bird. [By moderator: This is the first sighting of this species since Jan 2021. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper was once a common summer visitor to the ACT].
John Lagom 5/3 #269005
Outside normal range
Early arrival; late departure
Interesting behaviour
Hard to see
Unusual habitat
Uncommon in area
Interesting to you as observer (please justify)
Unusual numbers
Rare vagrant
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