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July 2017
Mon 3Herald petrel
Raine Island, Queensland
22 birds seen including at least 4 roosting in thick lepturus and one bird nesting with egg in phosphate cliff line. Non roosting birds seen after 3pm flying in over island.
Andrew McDougall 6/7 #231295

June 2017
Sun 25highlightLittle Stint, South Island Pied Oystercatcher
Stockyard Point, Victoria
A breeding plumage Little Stint found roosting amongst large flock of Red-necked Stints, Curlew Sandpipers, etc. at high tide. Bright orange bird with white throat and diagnostic white 'tram-tracks' visible on back. Also got the well documented SIPO, Terek Sandpiper and good variety of overwintering waders.
Scott Baker, Kevin Bartram, Paul Peake and others. 25/6 #231222
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