Hudsonian godwit - Little Waihi

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Tim Barnard
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Hudsonian godwit - Little Waihi

Postby Tim Barnard » Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:28 pm

Hi
The annual Hudsonian godwit was back for another year at Little Waihi. Showing well with 125 bar-tailed godwit and one knot at the back of the estuary.
All the best,
Tim
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Tim Barnard
Posts: 317
Joined: Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:30 pm
Location: Okere Falls

Re: Hudsonian godwit - Little Waihi

Postby Tim Barnard » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:31 pm

Showing really well on Pukehina Spit today and later on the sandbank behind the Marae at Maketu. Plenty of young Barwits in ...
Cheers
Tim
Tim Barnard
Posts: 317
Joined: Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:30 pm
Location: Okere Falls

Re: Hudsonian godwit - Little Waihi

Postby Tim Barnard » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:52 pm

Still at Little Waihi with the Barwit flock. 85 juv Barwits in a flock 530 today. Asiatic whimbrel, 5 wrybill, two turnstone and 47 knot were the best.
At Maketu ... 50 juvs with 300 Barwits. 1 whimbrel and 1 turnstone.

Over at the new Ford Rd wetlands - 1 sharp-tailed sandpiper, 1 breeding plumage cattle egret and 2 turnstone. Well worth a look if you are passing. This area has been transformed. Some over zealous planting by BoPRC will close it up fast but right now its looking great ...
Felt like summer had arrived.
Tim

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