A Pectoral Sandpiper and a Semipalmated Plover have been reported today with photographs via Facebook at the Marquesas Islands by TE MANU (Ornithological Society of French Polynesia).
The former was seen on 7/10/21 and the latter was seen on 5/10/21 in Omoa, Fatu Hiva, where it stayed at least until 7/10/21.
Interestingly, there is also currently a Semipalmated Plover in Brisbane.
Link to the photo of the Pectoral Sandpiper (B Ignace): https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61AE99DE
Link to the photo of the Semipalmated Sandpiper (B Ignace): https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=61AF32D2
Birds of the islands and waters of the South Pacific.
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