Greenshank, Wairoa Hawke’s Bay

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Adam C
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Re: Greenshank, Wairoa Hawke’s Bay

Postby Adam C » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:27 am

Bugger, knew I should have flown up. If it over-winters and is still present in June-July I'll get my birdy butt up there!
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Re: Greenshank, Wairoa Hawke’s Bay

Postby RussCannings » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:49 am

I stopped into wairoa at dusk yesterday on a work trip and met a local who said he saw a 'Marsh Sandpiper' at the river mouth just 10min before I arrived. While it's possible the Whakaki bird moved over I got the impression this had to be the greenshank doing it's usual thing as he said it had been around for a month or more.

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