Whimbrel, Mt Maunganui

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Colin Miskelly
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Whimbrel, Mt Maunganui

Postby Colin Miskelly » Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:21 pm

Kia ora

I have today received two images of a possible 'snipe' photographed by Simon Bulman on the Mt Maunganui perimeter walk on the evening of 10 September.

It looks like a whimbrel, and judging by the date, unlikely locality and confiding behaviour, I suspect it had just touched down after a long flight.

Nga mihi
Colin
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